The portfolio of federal minister for revenue division has been taken back from Hammad Azhar a day after he became appointed to the position, it emerged on Wednesday.

as a substitute, Azhar has now been appointed the federal minister for economic Affairs department, consistent with a notification issued through the cabinet division.

On July 8, a notification issued with the aid of the cabinet division had found out that Azhar, the previous minister of state for revenue, were appointed the federal minister for sales department.

. Azhar's ascension had meant that Dr Hafeez Shaikh, the adviser to the prime minister on finance, revenue and economic affairs, no longer held the portfolio of revenue division adviser.

however, in a "partial modification" of its July eight notification, the cupboard division on Tuesday announced that prime Minister Imran Khan has now appointed Azhar as the federal minister for monetary Affairs department, at the same time as Dr Shaikh has been restored to the office of sales division adviser.

Dr Shaikh will now not keep the workplace of adviser to the high minister on financial affairs.

The cabinet division said its previous notification about Azhar being appointed the federal minister for sales division "may be handled as withdrawn".

The alternate in Azhar's function came after Dr Shaikh expressed reservations over the withdrawal of the sales division portfolio from him, assets inside the finance ministry advised NewsTV.

Hammad Azhar's elevation

In June, Azhar had offered the PTI government's first annual finances within the countrywide meeting.

whilst addressing the NA, prime Minister Imran had heaped praise on the minister for his "composure" and the manner wherein he conducted the budget session, saying: "He has now earned the federal ministership for himself."

consistent with his profile on the Federal Board of revenue website, Azhar graduated with a bachelors degree in development Economics from the college of London’s school of Oriental and African studies.

He then completed his postgraduate degree in regulation from the BPP law school in London. He enrolled for the Bar Vocational direction in 2004 and changed into officially called to the Bar on the Honorable Society of Lincoln’s motel in 2005.