Dr Hafeez Shaikh, the previous finance minister, examined constructive for COVID-19 Tuesday.
Newly appointed Finance Minister Hammad Azhar gave the replace Dr Shaikh’s well being on Twitter.
He mentioned he had “simply came upon that Dr Hafeez Sh has examined constructive for Covid-19”.
“I pray for his swift restoration and good well being. Ameen,” Azhar wrote.
The federal authorities eliminated Shaikh and appointed Azhar as the brand new finance minister a day earlier.
There was reportedly some resentment amongst authorities ministers on issues of taxation and bill-granting autonomy to the State Financial institution of Pakistan.
The prime minister had reportedly conveyed to Shaikh to step down from his position.