Umar


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Umar

(ˈuːmɑː)
n
(Biography) a variant transliteration of the Arabic name for Omar
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According to results, both national U-16 champion Hamza and losing semi-finalist Umar won two group matches apiece to stay in contention for a berth in knockout round.
I told him that going to the IMF was now a choice as opposed to compulsion,' Asad Umar, who is now the chairman of the National Assembly's Standing Committee on Finance, said at an event organised recently by the Karachi School of Business and Leadership (KSBL).
To say that Mr Umar's Speech was informative would be an understatement.
The staff-level agreement reached between Pakistan and the IMF last month was largely in line with the concessions that he secured during four months of negotiations, said Umar in the National Assembly while revealing details of closed-door talks for the first time.
According to details, when Asad Umar was questioned about the IMF programme, he simply said, 'What does it have to do with me now?' 'Ask me about the prices of Samosa and Pakora,' he said.
While Umar refused their request to become a part of the cabinet, he expressed willingness to head the standing committee on finance.
According to media reports, the premier has directed Malik Mohammad Amir Dogar, the PTI Chief Whip, to handover new responsibilities to Asad Umar.
According to sources, Prime Minister Imran Khan has informed Asad Umar of his decision and issued directives to National Assembly Chief Whip Amir Dogar.
Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmad reportedly played a key role in convincing Asad Umar and he met the former finance minister thrice in the past few days.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the kidnappers stormed Umar's Daura residence at 7pm on Wednesday and sporadically shot into the air, scaring the hell out of bystanders, who scampered for safety.
Islamabad: After Thursday's cabinet reshuffle, many new portfolio holders -- ministers, advisers and special assistants -- in Prime Minister Imran Khan's government have expressed solidarity with the outgoing finance minister Asad Umar asking him to return to the cabinet and give his input on how to lift the economy of the country.
Addressing a press conference, Asad Umar said that he had presented the economic reforms bill to boost the economy and investment in the country.