Thursday, 30 March 2023

Biography of Dr Raza Baqir Governor State Bank of Pakistan

Reza Baqir is a Pakistani economist. He is the 20th Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan. He was appointed at this position in year 2019. Currently, he is working at the same post.

Early life and education

Dr Raza Baqir graduated from Harvard University. After this he obtained a PhD in economics at the University of California Berkley.

Professional Career

Before his current position as Governor, State Bank of Pakistan. Dr Raza Baqir held different positions in the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Such positions included being the Mission Chief for Romania and Bulgaria. He was also the IMF’s Senior Resident Representative.

In 2019, President Arif Alvi appointed Dr Raza Baqir as Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan for a period of three years. The appointment took place a day after his predecessor Tariq Bajwa was removed from his post.

Reza Baqir
20th Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan
Assumed office 
4 May 2019
PresidentArif Alvi
Prime MinisterImran Khan
Preceded byTariq Bajwa
Personal details
BornLahore Pakistan
Alma materHarvard University University of California at Berkeley
Dr Raza Baqir

Below is the Dr Raza Baqir famous picture along with Ex-Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif. When Nawaz Sharif was Chief Minister of Punjab. In this Picture Dr Raza Baqir is giving money to Nawaz Sharif in Aitchison for affectees of ojhri Camp.

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