Former State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) director Tariq Bajwa has been appointed the central bank’s new governor for the following three years, based on a notification issued by the Finance Division on Friday.
Tariq Bajwa appointed new SBP governor
Bajwa ─ who replaces outgoing performing SBP Governor Riaz Riazuddin ─ joined the Civil Service of Pakistan in 1981 and has held numerous positions over his 36-year profession.
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Prior to his new appointment, Bajwa served because of the chairman of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) from July 2013 to October 2015.
He additionally served as a general supervisor at Pakistan International Airlines and secretary finance Punjab from 2010 to 2013.
This isn’t his first stint at the central bank, as he previously remained a director on the SBP. He was additionally on the Bank of Punjab board of administrators.
The discover added that Bajwa’s appointment is awaiting approval from President Mamnoon Hussain.