ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has removed Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar from  the slot of Chairman of Economic Cooperation Committee of Cabinet (ECC) due to NAB cases against him.

As per media reports, now PM will be the head of ECC instead of its existing Chairman Ishaq Dar.

The ECC now includes ministers of communications, petroleum, commerce, railway, planning and privatization.

It is worth-mentioning here that in the absence of PM in the country, Senator Ishaq Dar would preside over the meeting of cabinet.