Abdul Qadir (banker)

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Abdul Qadir
2nd Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan
In office
20 July 1953 – 19 July 1960
Preceded byZahid Hussain
Succeeded byShujaat Ali Hasnie
Personal details
Jalandhar, Punjab, British India
OccupationBanker and civil servant

Abdul Qadir was a Pakistani banker who served as the second Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan[1][2] and as the 2nd Finance Secretary of Pakistan.[3]

Born in 1903 at Jallandhar, British India, Qadir was educated at Forman Christian College, Lahore.[3] Before 1947, he had served as Income Tax Commissioner of the Punjab, Delhi and NWFP. Later, in Pakistan, he was appointed Chairman of Central Board of Revenue – now known as Federal Board of Revenue.[3]


  1. ^ Ismail Dilawar (17 September 2014). "Country paying the price for fleeting SBP governors". Pakistan Today (newspaper). Retrieved 9 September 2021.
  2. ^ "State Bank of Pakistan -Past Governors". State Bank of Pakistan website. Archived from the original on 5 July 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2021.
  3. ^ a b c "Profile of ABDUL QADIR (term from July 20th, 1953 to July 19th, 1960)". State Bank of Pakistan Museum website. State Bank of Pakistan Museum & Art Gallery. 2 December 2020. Archived from the original on 8 January 2021. Retrieved 9 September 2021.