Ishaq Dar becomes Pakistan's new Finance Minister

28-09-2022

Islamabad, Sep 28 (UNI) Pakistani parliamentarian Ishaq Dar on Wednesday took oath as the 42nd finance minister of the country, a day after swearing in as a senator.  

In a ceremony held in the president's house, Pakistani President Arif Alvi administered the oath to the senator. 

Dar replaced his own party leader Miftah Ismail, who tendered his resignation to the country's Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif after serving office for five months. 

In an interaction with the media before taking the oath, Dar said that Pakistan is facing challenges on the economic front and he will make his best efforts to overcome them.