Federal government responds over media reports of Asad Umar sacking by PM Khan
ISLAMABAD - Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain has strongly rejected reports being spread about the Finance Minister, saying Prime Minister Imran Khan has full confidence in the capabilities of Asad Umer.
In a statement, he said the purpose of negative and baseless propaganda against the Finance Minister is aimed at destablizing the economy which is now on the path of stabilization.
Fawad Chaudhary said the finance minister is discharging the national duty with full devotion and bringing in use the best of his capabilities.
He said the professional capabilities of Asad Umer have played an important role in stabilizing the economy.
The Information Minister pointed out that investment and exports are witnessing an upward trend while imports are decreasing. He said remittances has also shown an upward trend.
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Media Affairs Iftikhar Durrani also rejected news being spread regarding resignation of Finance Minister.
In a statement today, he said it is the journalistic and moral responsibility of media to confirm and verify such news before broadcast.
He said such baseless news will put negative impact on economy of the country.