Six Names Under Consideration for New Governor SBP

The Ministry of Finance has forwarded six names to the Prime Minister’s Secretariat for the appointment of a new Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Dr Reza Baqir resigned on 4 May at the end of his three-year term.

Ministry for Finance has forwarded six names to the Prime Minister’s Secretariat. Federal Cabinet will approve the appointment of the new governor in its next meeting. The meeting is expected to be held tomorrow under the chairmanship of the PM, sources said. They include former President National Bank and former Governor SBP.

The Federal Government has nominated eight non-Executive Directors to the Board of Directors of the SBP. The appointments were made on the recommendation of the government. They include Dr. Ali Cheema, Dr. Akbar Zaidi, Tariq Mahmood Pasha, Najaf Yawar, Fawad Anwar, Nadeem Hussain, Mahfooz Ali Khan, and Zahid Fakhar Ul Din Ebrahim.