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Miftah Ismail tells what will he do after resigning from Finance Ministry

Due to Pakistan’s economic woes, it was decided by the PML-N government that Ishaq Dar would return and take charge as the Finance Minister.

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Former Finance Minister Miftah Ismail tells what will he do after resigning from finance ministry and following his return to Karachi.

A Twitter user had asked him what restaurant he will be going to after returning to Karachi. “Hi @MiftahIsmail what is the first restaurant you are hitting when you go back to Karachi?,” asked a Twitter user named Farrukh J Abbasi.

Responding to his tweet, Miftah Ismail named several famous restaurants and eateries in Karachi. “I am going to visit Zahid, Idris & Javed Nihari houses, Al-Kebab, Ghaffar and Meerut Kebab, & Gola at Dhoraji. Many choices, fortunately,” said Miftah Ismail in his tweet.

The tweet of Miftah Ismail garnered mixed responses on social media. Some slammed him for making a plan to dine out while allegedly ruining the economy and exacerbating the economic crisis of Pakistan.

Other Twitter users asked to arrange a meet-up with Miftah Ismail at one of the restaurants mentioned by Miftah Ismail. Ishaq Dar has replaced Miftah Ismail as the new finance minister of Pakistan.

PML-N senior leader and former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar returned to Pakistan after a self-exile of nearly five years. He accompanied Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif who was also returning after his official visits to the United Kingdom and the United States.

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A Pakistan Airforce Jet (PAF) was used for this purpose, which landed at the Nur Khan Airbase in Chaklala, Rawalpindi.

Due to Pakistan’s economic woes, it was decided by the PML-N government that Ishaq Dar would return and take charge as the Finance Minister. Miftah Ismail has also verbally resigned from his post, however, he will remain part of the government.

“I have returned to my country by the grace of God. I will try my best to pull Pakistan out of the [economic] maelstrom it is surrounded with,” Ishaq Dar told the media upon landing.