Islamabad (September 06, 2018): Prime Minister Imran Khan has summoned Economic Advisory Council meeting today.
Economic Advisory Council will discuss the economic situation of the country in the meeting and is also expected to discuss the need to approach the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a bailout package.
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Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan constituted an 18-member Economic Advisory Council. Out of these 18 members, 7 belong to the government while 11 are from the private sector.Minister for Finance, Minister for Planning Development and Reforms, Governor of the State Bank, Adviser on Institutional Reforms, Adviser on Commerce have also been included in the council.Those belonging to the private sector include experts from Pakistan, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Members of council include,
Dr Farrukh lqbal, Dean & Director, Institute of Business Administration (IBA).
Dr Ashfaque Hassan Khan, Principal and Dean, School of Social Sciences & Humanities, National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST).
Dr ljaz Nabi, Professor of Economics, Lahore University of Management Sciences.
Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri, Executive Director, Sustainable Member Development Policy Institute (SDPI).
Dr Asad Zaman, Vice Chancellor of the Pakistan Institute Member of Development Economics.
Dr Naved Hamid, Professor of Economics at the Lahore Member School of Economics.
Syed Salim Raza, Former Governor of State Bank of Pakistan.
Mr Sakib Sherani, Economist.
Dr Atif R.Mian, Princeton University (Department of Member Economics and Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy).
Dr Asim ljaz Khawaja, Sumitomo — FASID Professor of Member International Finance and Development at the Harvard Kennedy School.
Dr lmran Rasul, Professor of Economics, Department of Member Economics, University College, London.