Kassim Parekh

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Kassim Parekh
11th Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan
In office
September 5, 1989 – August 30, 1990
Preceded byImtiaz Alam Hanfi
Succeeded byImtiaz Alam Hanfi
Personal details
Born31 January 1931
Gujarat, British India
Died11 February 2017
Karachi, Pakistan

Kassim Parekh (Urdu: قاسم پاریکھ) (31 January 1931 – 11 February 2017), was the 11th Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan from September, 1989 to August, 1990.[1][2] He belong to the Memon family and died at the age of 86. One of his son named Muhammad Yaseen Parekh lived in Karachi, Pakistan along with his 2 sons and 1 daughter named Muhammad Waqas Parekh, Uzair Parekh and Aqsa Parekh.[3]


  1. ^ "SBP MUSEUM & ART GALLERY". www.sbp.org.pk.
  2. ^ Reporter, The Newspaper's Staff (12 February 2017). "Parekh: a banker to the core".
  3. ^ "Transitions: Kassim Parekh, ex-SBP governor, passes away - The Express Tribune". 11 February 2017.