Byline: ZAHEER ABBASI
The government may appoint advisor to Prime Minister on Finance instead of a full-fledged finance minister as the portfolio is expected to be kept by Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani himself, sources said. They said the government has been weighing this option, which may have been one of the reasons for the delay in the appointment of new finance minister.
The opposition said the position of finance minister after the office of Prime Minister was very important for any government because it has to deal with all the ministries as well as committees of the Parliament and must be filled up as early as possible.
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