Arun Jaitley, the former Indian finance minister and one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s closest associates, died in hospital on Saturday, nearly two weeks after he was admitted following breathing
The Ministry called on the companies practicing such activities to enhance their awareness and knowledge on the risks of money laundering and keep pace with the government's efforts in this regard.
"Just found out that Dr Hafeez has tested positive for Covid-19. I pray for his swift recovery and good health," Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar wrote on Twitter.
G20 finance ministers and central bankers were meeting on Friday to align plans to relaunch the global economy after the coronavirus pandemic and to limit the harm to the worst-off nations shut out of the race for vaccines.
Malaysia’s former finance minister pleaded not guilty on Friday to two new corruption charges, saying the legal moves against him were politically motivated ahead of impending elections.
Efforts by the French-supported Adib have hit multiple snags, after the country’s main Shiite groups, Hezbollah and Amal, insisted on retaining hold of the key Finance Ministry.
The court also directed Chidambaram to furnish a personal bond of Rs1 lakh and two sureties of like amount each.
Finance minister Ghazi Wazni, named minister in a new cabinet formed on Tuesday, said the financing was intended to cover the country's needs for one year and reduce a run on the dollar.
Sri Lanka's newly-elected leader Gotabaya Rajapaksa appointed his brother Mahinda Rajapaksa, the current Prime Minister, as the interim government's new finance minister,