Notification regarding the appointment of Hammad Azhar as Finance Minister and removal of Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has been issued.
As per the details, Prime Minister Imran Khan has appointed Tabish Gohar as Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Power and Petroleum. Notification regarding the appointment has been issued by the Cabinet division.
Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz said on Monday that Minister for Industry and Production Hamad Azhar has been given the portfolio of Finance Ministry in place of Abdul Hafeez Sheikh.
the Prime Minister was also worried about inflation while Abdul Hafeez Sheikh as Finance Minister failed to control inflation. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh is also the head of the National Price Control Committee.
The second reason for removing Hafeez Sheikh is the order of the Islamabad High Court that only elected representatives can head the cabinet committee.