Dr Ishrat seeks retirement from Aug 31

Ijaz Kakakhel

Prime Minister’s Adviser on Institutional Reforms and Austerity Dr Ishrat Hussain has confirmed his resignation submission with effect from August 31, 2021.

Hussain is said to have sent his resignation to PM Imran Khan’s office on Thursday. However, the premier hasn’t approved Dr Hussain’s resignation as yet. Dr Hussain took office as the PM’s aide on Institutional Reforms and Austerity in 2018 when the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf’s government took over.

He is a Pakistani banker and economist who served at the World Bank for 20 years before retiring in 1999. The economist also served as the dean of the Institute of Business Administration.

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