Tariq Bajwa

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Tariq Bajwa
طارق باجوہ
19th Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan
In office
7 July 2017 – 3 May 2019
Appointed byNawaz Sharif
Preceded byAshraf Mahmood Wathra
Succeeded byReza Baqir
Finance Secretary of Pakistan
In office
February 2017 – July 2017
Appointed byNawaz Sharif
Economic Affairs Secretary of Pakistan
In office
November 2015 – July 2017
Appointed byNawaz Sharif
Chairman Federal Board of Revenue
In office
July 2013 – October 2015
Appointed byNawaz Sharif
Personal details
Nationality Pakistani
Alma materHarvard University
OccupationBanker, former civil servant
Pakistan Secretariat, Islamabad

Tariq Bajwa is a retired Pakistani civil servant who served in BPS-22 grade as the Finance Secretary and Economic Affairs Secretary of Pakistan.[1] Bajwa also served as the 19th Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan and the 20th Chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue.[2] He is the only Pakistani who won the Littauer fellowship at Harvard University. He also received a master's degree in Public Administration from the same institution. Bajwa is batchmates with Shehzad Arbab, Sajjad Saleem Hotiana and Babar Yaqoob Fateh Muhammad.

Career[edit]

Bajwa served as the governor of the State Bank from 7 July 2017 up till he was asked to resign from the post on 3 May 2019.[3] Prior to this, he served as a civil servant belonging to the Pakistan Administrative Service.[4] He served as the Economic Affairs Secretary of Pakistan from November 2015 to February 2017, and as Finance Secretary of Pakistan from February 2017 to July 2017.[5] He also remained the chairman of Federal Board of Revenue from July 2013 to October 2015.[6]

He also previously served as Finance Secretary to the Government of Punjab and as Head of Pakistan’s Trade Mission in Los Angeles.[7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "Tariq Bajwa named as new SBP governor". Tribune.com.pk. 7 July 2017.
  3. ^ Desk, Monitoring (2019-05-05). "Tariq Bajwa says left SBP to avoid conflict with govt". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2020-08-23.
  4. ^ "Finance secretary's hiring delayed as lobbying in full swing". Tribune.com.pk. 2 February 2017.
  5. ^ "Tariq Bajwa appointed as Finance Secretary". Pakistantoday.com.pk.
  6. ^ "Tariq Bajwa". Customstoday.com.pk.
  7. ^ Kundi, Imran Ali (July 8, 2017). "Tariq Bajwa new SBP governor amid autonomy concerns". nation.com.pk.

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