Asad Umar quits, not ready to take any cabinet position


ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Asad Umar Thursday announced that he has obtained the prime minister’s consent “to not take any cabinet position” amid reports of a reshuffle.
“As part of a cabinet reshuffle, [the] prime minister desired that I take the energy minister portfolio instead of finance,” he said. “However, I have obtained his consent to not take any cabinet position,” he tweeted.
It is unclear whether Umar has officially submitted a resignation, and whether it has been accepted.


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