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Hafeez Shaikh takes oath as Finance Minister

ISLAMABAD: Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Friday was sworn in as oath as the Minister for Finance. The swearing-in was held at a ceremony at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. The oath was administered by President Dr Arif Alvi. The Cabinet Division issued

Austrian ex-finance minister jailed eight years for corruption

VIENNA: A Vienna court has sentenced flamboyant former Austrian finance minister to eight years in prison in the country’s biggest corruption trial. Karl-Heinz Grasser was found guilty of abuse of power and involvement in kickbacks totaling 9.6 million Euros over

Erdogan accepts son-in-law’s resignation as finance minister

ANKARA: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has accepted the resignation of his finance minister and son-in-law Berat Albayrak, a day after he abruptly resigned from his post. Turkey appointed former deputy prime minister Lutfi Elvan as its treasury and finance minister.

Chrystia Freeland appointed Canada’s first female finance minister

OTTAWA: Chrystia Freeland was sworn in as Canada’s new finance minister, becoming the first woman to take on the powerful role. The former foreign affairs minister was serving as deputy prime minister and intergovernmental affairs minister. She will retain her