The authorities on Monday denied rumours of a primary shuffle within the federal cabinet after sections of the media pronounced that Finance Minister Asad Umar and different ministers could have their portfolios changed.

In a tweet, records Minister Fawad Chaudhry denied all rumours and said that top Minister Imran Khan became not mulling any changes.

Fawad said, “there may be no truth” within the news approximately a alternate of federal ministers and requested the media to be responsible in their reporting.


speakme to specific news, Nadeem Afzal Chan, the top minister’s spokesperson, additionally denied that a cupboard reshuffle become inside the offing.

“Ever for the reason that he came to strength, prime Minister Imran Khan has closely monitored the performance of every and each ministry. He has praised ministers from time to time and additionally reprimanded them at different instances. It's far crucial to remember that he [PM Imran] reserves the proper to introduce adjustments in his cabinet.”

“however, there are not any such plans in movement proper now. Given the current situation in Pakistan, such hearsay-based reporting can be quite unfavourable and we might urge all media firms to exercise restraint.”

Umar currently led a delegation to Washington DC to maintain talks with worldwide monetary Fund (IMF) and international bank (WB).

at some point of his five-day visit to america, Umar did meet with relevant IMF officials however a formal assembly with the IMF head did now not take location. Whilst contacted, Umar turned into of the view that there was no want for a assembly with Christine Lagarde as they'd met thrice in the past few months.

The Pakistani delegation also met with Asian development financial institution (ADB) President Mr Takehiko Nakao and apprised him of the u . S . A .’s macro-economic state of affairs. The 2 discussed Pakistan’s ongoing engagements and the ADB chief confident the finance minister of persisted help