DR. MUHAMMAD YAQUB (July 23rd, 1993 To Nov 5th, 1999)


Dr. Muhammad Yaqub started his career in the State Bank's Research Department as Research Officer in 1960, promoted as Director in 1975. An Economist by Profession, he held several important positions in the IMF, which he joined in 1972. After resigning from the IMF in 1992, he joined the Government of Pakistan as special Secretary / Principal Economic Advisor in the Ministry of Finance. Dr. Yaqub resigned as Governor SBP on November 5th 1999, on his appointment as member of National Security Council.

Born on May 10, 1937, Dr. Yaqub did his Ph.D in Economics from Princeton University in 1966, M.A. Economics first from Punjab University in 1959 & Second in 1965 from the Yale University. Passed his B.A. from Punjab University in 1957.






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