According to the sources, The federal government has finally decided to get Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin elected as senator from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK).
As per details, The Prime Minister Imran Khan has started consultation with senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders to get a Senate seat vacated from KP for Shaukat Tarin’s election.
The sources said that the senator vacating the seat from KP would be compensated through some other political adjustment, added that “It is yet to be decided who will vacate a seat of the upper house to elect Shaukat Tarin as member of the senate,”
However, Sources said that even if the election process took some time, Shaukat Tarin would be made an adviser for some days and then sworn in as senator and finance minister as well.
It must be noted that the Federal Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin’s constitutional tenure is ending on Oct 15, The constitution demands that an un-elected person could remain a minister for a maximum of 6 months period.
In order to ensure his continuity after 6 months required to get him elected as a member of the parliament.
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