Govt decides against granting extension to Dr Reza Baqir as SBO Governor

Govt decides against granting extension to Dr Reza Baqir as SBO Governor

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ISLAMABAD: The government has decided not to grant an extension after Dr Reza Baqir’s three-year term as State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) governor expires, Finance Minister Mifta Ismail said on Tuesday.

In his latest tweet, Ismail wished Dr Reza Baqir the very best, and said “we worked well during our brief together”.

“Tomorrow, SBP Governor Dr Reza Baqir’s 3-year expires,” said Ismail. “I have spoken to him and told him of the government’s decision. I want to thank Reza for his service to Pakistan. He is an exceptionally qualified man and we worked well during our brief time together. I wish him the very best.”

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