Pakistan’s finance minister Miftah Ismail said on Sunday he planned to formally resign from the role.
“I have verbally resigned as Finance Minister,” Ismail said in a Tweet, adding that he had signalled his plans to the country’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif during a meeting. “I will tender a formal resignation upon reaching Pakistan,” he added.
In a meeting with Mian Nawaz Sharif and PM Shehbaz Sharif today, I have verbally resigned as Finance Minister. I will tender a formal resignation upon reaching Pakistan. It’s been an honour to serve twice as Finance Minister. Pakistan Paindabad
— Miftah Ismail (@MiftahIsmail) September 25, 2022
Miftah and Sharif are currently in London and due to return to Pakistan early next week.
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