Dr Waqar Masood Khan – former Secretary Finance, has been appointed as Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Revenue on Tuesday (today).
Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved the appointment of Dr Masood as SAPM on Revenue. The latter will enjoy the status of a Minister of State.
Dr Waqar Masood Khan is a prominent economist and has previously served as Secretary Finance, and has been working at various informal capacities to assist Finance Ministry.
He also headed the high-powered committee to formulate and implement a comprehensive subsidy mechanism for various sectors of the economy.
Dr Waqar holds a Master’s and LLB degree from the University of Karachi.
In addition to it, he’s a PhD in Economics and holds another Master’s Degree in Political Economy, both from Boston University, USA.