Dr Raza Baqir and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Reza Baqir Dr currently as a Governor State Bank of Pakistan. Baqir served as the IMF’s Mission Chief for countries like Romania and Bulgaria since January 2016. Dr Baqir appointed in the IMF’s European Department. He was Chief of the IMF’s Debt Policy Division for four years. Baqir responsibilities was to work on the design and implementation of IMF policies. Dr Baqir Raza designed debt and fiscal policies in many underdeveloped countries including Ghana, Cyprus, Jamaica, Ukraine, Portugal, and Greece. Baqir also represented the IMF in the Paris Club for many years.
Baqir Raza employed at the IMF for about sixteen years. His positions included Deputy Chief of the IMF’s Emerging Markets Division and IMF Resident Representative to the Philippines. He also worked at the World Bank (In USA), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( In Cambridge), and the Union Bank of Switzerland ( In Switzerland).
Date of Birth Of Dr Raza Baqir
Dr Raza Baqir was born in Karachi Pakistan.
Profile of Raza Baqir, Dr
Reza Baqir has long experience of 18 years with IMF. He also served about 2 years with the World Bank. Dr Raza Baqir served as Head of the IMF’s Office in Egypt. He was also at the position of Senior Resident Representative. He also served in countries like Romania and Bulgaria.
Egypt and Reza Baqir, Dr
During his stay in the Egypt he faced a lot of challenges. As compare to Pakistan’s economy the Egyptian economy was also not so good. At that time rate of unemployment in Pakistan was 5 percent but in Egypt it was 9 percent. In the period of Reza Baqir in Egypt the macroeconomic indicators improved. His monetary and fiscal policies helped to strengthen the Egyptian economy as well.
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Dr Raza Baqir has a famous picture along with Ex Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif. In this Picture Baqir can be seen giving money to Nawaz Sharif.
Performance as a Governor State Bank Of Pakistan
Raza Baqir faced many controversies when appointed as Governor State Bank of Pakistan. People of Pakistan criticized the PTI government over their decision of his appointment. Because he was serving in IMF and he was appointed to serve the State Bank of Pakistan. But over the last one year in Pakistan no body’s performance can be analysed. Because Pakistan’s economic circumstances even now at this time are under immense pressure. His appointment is for 3 years and after that can be analysed in a better way.
Salary of Dr Raza Baqir
Reza Baqir as the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) governor, expatriated with the sole purpose of assisting the country, Pakistan out of immense economic crisis.
He was serving with International Monetary Fund (IMF) on a very higher salary as compare to his current salary from SBP. He sacrificed his such salary from IMF over Pakistan.
Family Of Dr Raza Baqir
He has two children. A son and a daughter.
Raza Baqir headed boy of Aitchison, Lahore in 1988.