Dr Faisal Bari, Dr Alia Hashmi included in EAC
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Dr Faisal Bari and Dr Alia Hashmi were included in the Economic Advisory Council (EAC).
After extension of two members, the EAC consisted on the 17 members. Meanwhile, Dr Faisal Bari is serving as Economics professor in the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and Dr Alia is member of monitory policy in the State Bank of Pakistan.
Earlier, the federal government removed the name of Dr Atif from the EAC after the protest of religious parties. Protesting the government’s decision to withdraw the nomination of Dr Atif Mian on the Economic Advisory Council, economist Dr Asim, Dr Ijaz and Dr Imran Rasool resigned from the newly-formed body EAC.
However, Prime Minister Imran Khan is the chairman of the EAC. In the EAC body comprised seven members from the federal government while ten members from the private sectors.