Hafeez Sheikh appointed as Finance Minister on IMF demand?
*LAHORE – Internationally renowned economist Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh was appointed finance adviser on the demand of International Monetary Fund (IMF) demand.*
This was revealed by Senior Anchorperson Rauf Klasra. He said that Hafeez Shaikh was named for the finance adviser on the demand of IMF.
*Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh* is an internationally renowned economist with more than 30 years of experience in economic policymaking, management and implementation.
Dr Shaikh has undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in economics from Boston University. He had worked at Harvard University and World Bank, where he was country head for Saudi Arabia and as a Senior Official advised 21 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America.
He served as the *finance minister* from *2010 to 2013 during the PPP government’s rule*.
During his tenure as federal minister, Dr Shaikh completed 34 sale transactions worth Rs300 billion in banking, telecom, electricity and manufacturing.