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FIA registers case against Shaukat Tareen for damaging IMF programme

FIA registers case against Shaukat Tareen for damaging IMF programme
February 13, 2023 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - The FIA Cyber Crime Wing has registered a case against former finance minister Shaukat Tareen for damaging the IMF programme.

The case has been registered against the former finance minister under the sections pertaining to rebellion and provocation.

According to the FIR, Shaukat Tareen had made phone calls to former finance ministers Mohsin Leghari and Taimur Saleem Jhagra of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa respectively with bad intent.

During the conversation, he had asked both finance ministers not to return the surplus budget to the federal government.

Meanwhile, Opposition Leader in the Senate Shahzad Wassem have condemned the registration of the case against Shaukat Tareen. "Shaukat Tareen had shown the mirror to the imported government. The failed government wants Shaukat Tareen for criticizing the economic policies," he maintained.