Miftah Ismail tenders resignation ahead of Dar’s return

Finance Minister Miftah Ismael Sunday tendered his resignation to PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif as part of the PMLN’s futurte economic outlook policies.

PML-N bigwigs met in London, including Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, and others.

PML-N spokesperson said Miftah handed tendered his resignation to Nawaz and thanked him for giving him a chance to lead the county’s top  financial portfolio.

He said: “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 also said that over the last four months, he performed to the best of his abilities and remained loyal to his party as well as the country.

While accepting his resignation, Nawaz Sharif praised Miftah’s efforts and the way he carried out his duties at a time when the country was facing an economic crisis.

PML-N leader Ishaq Dar will be replacing Miftah as the finance minister, while Miftah will also remain part of the government. However, there is no clarity about the next portfolio that will be handed over to him.