The minister was addressing a press briefing when a reporter interpolated and threw a question at Mr. Dar. In reply, the minister hit back in an aggressive tone, saying ” Main briefing dey raha hoon ya app?” (Who is giving a briefing, you or me?”
Once the argument ensued, the finance minister asked reporter “this is not the way [to behave].”
Dar asks to throw a journo out of a presser
Some other reporters also rose to their feet and ruckus erupted during the presser. However, the issue was shortly resolved when some intervened to clear the air.
The minister was flanked by senior government officials including Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif.