Tareen resigns as finance minister

Federal finance minister Shaukat Tareen has resigned from his post here on Tuesday.

Talking with Geo News, Shaukat Tareen told that he has resigned and sent his resignation to the prime minister.

He said that he always worked on principles and has resigned for the principles. Now, he wants to focus on his business.

Yesterday, this was mentioned in whispers during the meeting between prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Mian Nawaz Sharif that Shaukat Tareen would soon resign as finance minister.

Names of former governor State bank of Pakistan Dr Ishrat Hussain, Dr Hafeez Pasha and Naseem Baig are being taken for new finance minister.

The News