Pakistan's finance minister says he will formally resign from role

09/25/2022 | 02:32pm

(Reuters) - Pakistan's finance minister Miftah Ismail said on Sunday he planned to formally resign from the role.

"I have verbally resigned as Finance Minister," Ismail said in a Tweet, adding that he had signalled his plans to the country's Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif during a meeting. "I will tender a formal resignation upon reaching Pakistan," he added.

Miftah and Sharif are currently in London and due to return to Pakistan early next week.

(Reporting by Charlotte Greenfield and Asif Shahzad; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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