Shahid Hafeez Kardar

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Shahid Hafeez Kardar
16th Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan
In office
September 8, 2010 – July 13, 2011
Preceded bySalim Raza
Succeeded byYaseen Anwar
Personal details

Shahid Hafeez Kardar is a Pakistani economist and former provincial finance minister. He served as the 16th Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan from September 2010 to July 2011.[2]

He was the acting Punjab Minister for Finance, Planning & Development, Excise and Taxation and Industries & Minerals Development from November 1999 to January 2001.[1][3]

He is currently the Vice-Chancellor of Beaconhouse National University in Lahore.[4][5]

Early life and education[edit]

Kardar is the son of former Pakistani Test cricket captain Abdul Hafeez Kardar and belongs to an Arain family of Lahore.[6] He holds an accounting qualification from England and is a graduate of the University of Oxford.[4] His son, Hamza, is married to cricket commentator and sports presenter Zainab Abbas.[7]


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  3. ^ "PROFILE-Pakistan's Central Bank Governor Shahid Hafiz Kardar". February 22, 2011 – via
  4. ^ a b "Beaconhouse National University: Shahid Kardar made new vice chancellor - The Express Tribune". 1 August 2013.
  5. ^ "BNU's new vice chancellor: 'Universities should share top teachers' - The Express Tribune". 8 August 2013.
  6. ^ "PCB chief meets son of Hafeez Kardar".
  7. ^ "Pakistani cricket commentator ties knot with Hamza Kardar". Daily Times. 26 November 2019. Retrieved 28 March 2020.