PM Imran grabs top economists, forms Economic Advisory Committee

September 1, 2018

ISLAMABAD: To boost economic Prime Minister Imran Khan has reconstituted the Economic Advisory Council (EAC) as notification has also been issued in this connection.

The notification stated the EAC will comprise 18 members of which seven belong to the government sector while the remaining 11 belong to the private sector.

Those belonging to the private sector include experts from Pakistan, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Private sector members, Dr Farrukh lqbal, Dean & Director, Institute of Business Administration (IBA). Dr Ashfaque Hassan Khan, Principal and Dean, School of Social Sciences & Humanities, National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST). Dr ljaz Nabi, Professor of Economics, Lahore University of Management Sciences. Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri, Executive Director, Sustainable Member Development Policy Institute (SDPI). Dr Asad Zaman, Vice Chancellor of the Pakistan Institute Member of Development Economics. Dr Naved Hamid, Professor of Economics at the Lahore Member School of Economics. Syed Salim Raza, Former Governor of State Bank of Member Pakistan. Mr Sakib Sherani, Economist. Dr Atif R.Mian, Princeton University (Department of Member Economics and Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy). Dr Asim ljaz Khawaja, Sumitomo FASID Professor of Member International Finance and Development at the Harvard Kennedy School. Dr lmran Rasul, Professor of Economics, Department of Member Economics, University College, London. Official members

1) Minister for Finance, Revenue & Economic Affairs Asad Umer

2) Minister for Planning Development and Reforms Division Khusro Bakhtiar

3) Secretary of the Finance Division Tariq Khan

4) Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan Tariq Bajwa

5) Adviser on Institutional Reforms Dr Ishrat Hussain

6) Adviser on Commerce Abdul Razaq Dawood

7) Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission