Islamabad: Jehanzeb Khan Chairman FBR and Governor State Bank of Pakistan Tariq Bajwa have been removed from their positions. According to the news, the decision to remove Chairman Federal Board of Revenue and the Governor State Bank of Pakistan already finalized during the period of former Finance Minister Asad Umar.
However, after long discussion with Prime Minister’s Finance Advisor Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh about IMF bailout package, revenue collection issues, economic crisis, the Prime Minister has taken this big step immediately.
Further, the major reason for removing Chairman FBR is the reservations on revenue shortfall in April and delay for Amnesty Scheme 2019, so due to these major reasons the Prime Minister Imran Khan has removed Jehanzeb Khan Chairman FBR without any further delay.
According to the sources Governor State Bank Tariq Bajwa has resigned and sent his resignation to Prime Minister Secretariat. A source says further changes are also expected in cabinet. Chairman FBR Jehanzeb Khan and Governor State Bank of Pakistan were appointed by Former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar.