Who is the governor of The State Bank of Pakistan?

A. Mr. Riaz Riazuddin

B. Ashraf Mahmood Wathra

C. Tariq Bajwa

D. Dr Reza Baqir


Reza Baqir is a Pakistani economist who is the 20th and current Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, a position he held since 2019. Baqir received his early education from Aitchison College, Lahore. He graduated from Harvard University and later obtained a PhD in economics at the University of California, Berkeley. Baqir held numerous positions in the International Monetary Fund (IMF). These included being the Mission Chief for Romania and Bulgaria. He was also the IMF's Senior Resident Representative. In 2019, President Arif Alvi appointed Baqir 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 unexpectedly removed from his post.

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