Dr. Murtaza Syed, an eminently qualified economist with rich IMF experience, will assume charge as Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Friday (May 6) following the end of Dr. Reza Baqir’s three-year tenure.

Dr. Murtaza Syed, the senior-most Deputy Governor SBP, will take over as Governor of the central bank.

According to the SBP, Dr. Syed has more than 20 years of experience in macroeconomic research and policymaking and worked with the IMF for 16 years before resigning to join the State Bank of Pakistan. Dr. Syed has a Ph.D. in economics from Nuffield College at the University of Oxford and has delivered lectures on public policy at Cambridge and Oxford Universities.

Source: Dunya News

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