Dr Atif Mian asked to step down from Economic Advisory Council

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Dr Atif Mian asked to step down from Economic Advisory Council

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government has asked Dr Atif Mian, who had been appointed to the Economic Advisory Council (EAC), to step down.

 

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry took to Twitter and said, “The government has decided to withdraw Dr Mian’s EAC appointment.”

 

“The government wants to move forward taking along ulema and all segments of the society, and if a different perception develops through a nomination, it is not right,” Chauhdry added.PTI Senator Faisal Javed in a tweet said Dr Mian has agreed to step down.

 

“Atif Mian was asked to step down from the Advisory Council and he has agreed,” the PTI senator said.

 

“A replacement would be announced later,” he added.

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