Monetary Policy Statement to Be Released on October 8

Karachi: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) will release its next Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) on October 08,2011.

The MPS, which is normally released in the last week of every alternate month (i.e. last week of July,
September, November, January, March and May), is being delayed for a few days as the Acting
Governor, State Bank of Pakistan, Mr. Yaseen Anwar is proceeding to Washington on 20th September,
2011 to attend the Annual Meetings of International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB).

He is scheduled to return home on 5th October, 2011.

The Central Board of Directors of the State Bank of Pakistan is scheduled to meet in Karachi on October
08 to approve the MPS for the months of October and November, 2011. After the Board meeting, the
MPS will be announced through a press release.

For more information, contact:
Syed Wasimuddin
Chief Spokesman
State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)
Tel: +9221 3921 2562
Fax: +9221 3921 2563
Email: syed.wasimuddin@sbp.org.pk

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