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Pakistani govt backtracks on top economist after Islamist backlash

The Pakistan government asked renowned economist Atif Rehman Mian to step down on Friday from his position on the Economic Advisory Council (EAC), which had been announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan on September 1. The decision came following a backlash by Islamist groups, led by the Tehrik-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), which had generated an uproar […]