Governor State Bank Shahid Hafiz Kardar’s Resignation accepted

Islamabad: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani today accepted the resignation of Governor State Bank of Pakistan Mr. Shahid Hafiz Kardar and appointed the senior most Deputy Governor, Mr. Yasin Anwar as Acting Governor of the State Bank with immediate effect.

The Governor State Bank Shahid Kardar had in a letter dated July 15, addressed to the Prime Minister tendered resignation.

The resignation letter said, “I hereby resign from the position of Governor, State Bank of Pakistan. I am grateful for the privilege and great honour bestowed upon me to serve the country.”

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