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Ishaq Dar sworn in as Pakistan’s Finance Minister

Finance Minister

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Senator Ishaq Dar on Wednesday took oath as federal minister for finance after Miftah Ismail formally resigned from the post of Finance Minister.

Ruling party Senator Ishaq Dar has sworn in as FM on Wednesday at Aiwan-e-Sadar, around five years after he was ousted from the role by a court in a corruption case.

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President Dr. Arif Alvi administered the oath while Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and other PML-N leaders attended the ceremony.

Earlier, the senior PML-N leader was sworn in as a senator amid the hue and cry raised by the opposition. Ishaq Dar had been living in self-imposed exile in Britain for the last five years and landed in Pakistan along with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday.

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