Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf or PTI may replace the Finance Minister Asad Umar.
Asad Umar removal is expected by PTI govt and Shamshad Akhtar may replace him as finance minister. However, his removal is due to the unsatisfactory performance.
According to sources, government started looking new names for the finance minister. However, Shamshad Akhtar is the strongest candidate after the expected Asad Umar removal.
A few days back, PM Imran Khan, also hinted about removal of some ministers who failed to meet the expectations. According to sources, a businessmen delegation met Imran Khan and expressed the reservation over Asad Umar. However, the final decision about his removal will be taken by PM Imran himself.
On the other side, PTI website described Asad Umar 100 day performance appreciable. According to the official website: “Our words are not enough to explain the attributes this legend holds. With great power, comes great responsibilities and that’s exactly what Asad Umar took upon himself when he was sworn in as the Minister of Finance and Revenue.”