Yaseen Anwar appointed SBP Governor
Yaseen Anwar has been appointed as Governor of State Bank. He had been working as acting head of the central bank and has also served as Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan. This would be his first permanent tenure in the job, after two interim stints in one year.
Yaseen Anwar has about 33 years of banking experience across cities such as New York, London and Paris, working in banks like JP Morgan, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch.
The SBP Governor has assured Prime Minister Gilani that he would try to come up to expectations of the government and implement the monetary policy of the State Bank of Pakistan in letter and spirit