Prime Minister Imran Khan appointed eminent economist and former secretary finance Dr. Waqar Masood Khan as his special assistant on revenue with the status of minister of state.
He is a PhD in Economics and Masters in Political Economy from Boston University Massachusetts, the United States and Masters in Economics and LLB from Karachi University, Dr. Masood has a wide-ranging experience of working with both public and private sectors including special secretary to the prime minister, secretary economic affairs division, secretary petroleum & natural resources and secretary textile industry.
He also has the experience of teaching macroeconomics at the graduate level at the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE).
Khan has also served as a board member of State Bank of Pakistan, Islamic Development Bank, National Bank of Pakistan, Pakistan International Airlines, Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) and Pak-Oman Investment Company.
More recently, Khan has been appointed Chairman of the Board of a fintech company in the private sector that is operating under the Electronic Money Institution regulatory framework by the State Bank of Pakistan.