ISLAMABAD: Reliable sources on Tuesday revealed that after issuing non-bail able arrest warrants of Minister for Finance Senator Ishaq Dar, who is facing corruption charges, is being replaced with Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal.
The sources said, message has been sent to Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, who is in London for treatment and avoiding to face the corruption charges in the NAB court, to tender his resignation.
Ishaq Dar appeared in the NAB court for initial few hearings and then went to London, where he was admitted in the hospital for treatment and submitted an application to the NAB court to give him exemption from appearing before the court, which was dismissed by the NAB court judge and his non-bail able arrest warrants were issued today.
The government has approached to Senator Ishaq Dar, and asked him to tender his resignation following the latest developments in the NAB court regarding hearing in the corruption charges against him.
The portfolio of Finance Ministry will be given to Interior Minster Ashan Iqbal, and the portfolio of Interior Ministry will be taken back from him and the Prime Minister Shahid Khanqan Abbasi is discussing with former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to give the charge of Interior Ministry to any other Minister.
The reshuffle in some of ministries at federal level will be very soon, and it is hoped that Finance Minister Ishaq Dar will submit his resignation as it is very difficult for him to come back and being arrested as Federal Minister.