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Prime Minister Khan establishes an 18-member Economic Advisory Council

Prime Minister Khan establishes an 18-member Economic Advisory Council

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has reconstituted the Economic Advisory Council (EAC), according to a notice issued Saturday.

The notification states that the council will be composed of 18 members, of which seven belong to the government sector, while the remaining 11 belong to the private sector.

Those belonging to the private sector include experts from Pakistan, the United Kingdom and the United States.

The 18-member board includes renowned economist Dr. Farrukh Iqbal who serves as director of the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Dr. Ashfaque Hassan Khan, dean of the National University of Science and Technology and former governor of the State Bank of Pakistan Syed Salim Race.

Other members of the EAC include Dr. Ijaz Nabi, professor of law at the University of Management Sciences of Lahore (LUMS), Dr. Abid Qaiyum Sulehri, executive director of the Sustainable Development Policy, according to the notification.

The vice chancellor of the Institute of Development Economics of Pakistan, Dr. Asad Zaman, and Dr. Naved Hamed, professor of LUMS, are also part of the council.

In addition, economist Shakib Sherani, Dr. Atif Mian, Dr. Asim Ijaz and Dr. Imran Rasul are also part of the EAC.

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