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Sartaj Aziz, Former Finance Minister, Dies at 94

Senior PML-N leader Ahsan Iqbal confirms demise of fellow politician

Former finance minister Sartaj Aziz passed away at the age of 94, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal confirmed on Tuesday.

“Mr Sartaj Aziz has passed away. He was a veteran of Pakistan movement & great asset for the nation. He will be missed very much. His services for the nation will always be remembered. I had honour of working with him very closely and will never forget his affection and guidance. May Allah Bless his soul and Grant patience to the family Ameen,” the ex-federal minister wrote on X, formerly known as Twitter.

Born in February 1929 in Nowshera, Aziz was a veteran politician from Nawaz Sharif-led party. He had served on key goevernmental posts in his long political career, including the minister for finance and economic affairs.

He likewise stayed a representative from 1985 to 1999, and was chosen as consultant on public safety and international concerns in 2013 general decisions.

Responding to the end of veteran legislator, President Arif Alvi communicated profound anguish and fortitude with the overcomers of the departed. He likewise petitioned God for Aziz’s absolution and persistence of his loved ones.

Aziz’s tremendous political profession traversed across the scholarly world, common help, and public office holding.

During his experience as a component of the Service of Money and the Arranging Commission, the lawmaker molded financial strategies for the country

Other than filling in as the government serve, Aziz likewise satisfied liabilities as collaborator leader of the Worldwide Asset for Farming Turn of events (IFAD) and overseer of the Food and Horticulture Association’s Items and Exchange Division.

The double cross money serve was viewed as a regarded figure in the public talk, bearing sharp experiences and examination on monetary and policy centered issues.

He shared his insight and viewpoint through various books and articles he created throughout the long term.

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