Govt decides to make Shaukat Tarin a senator.

ISLAMABAD -- Federal government on Wednesday decided to make Federal Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin a senator.

Talking to newsmen in Islamabad, Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said that government has approved the election of finance minister Shaukat Tarin as a senator.

The finance minister has only two weeks to get elected as a senator, a prerequisite to continue as finance minister as the six months' time limit to elect him a member of parliament is going to expire on October 16, 2021.

If the government had...

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