Finance Minister Miftah Ismail has stepped down as the finance minister of Pakistan, SAMMA TV reported on Sunday.
The resignation was tendered during an important meeting of Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) held in London.
PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif has nominated ex-finance minister Ishaq Dar as Miftah’s replacement.
Nawaz Sharif commended Miftah Ismail on steering Pakistan out of the default-like situation.
The ex-finance minister thanked the PML-N leadership for providing him the opportunity and said that he diligently served his duties during his four-month brief tenure.
Meanwhile, Ishaq Dar has confirmed returning to Pakistan from London with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.