Ashraf Mahmood Wathra: The role of emerging markets in the world economy

Opening address by Mr Ashraf Mahmood Wathra, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at a seminar with Her Excellency Ms Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Karachi, 24 October 2016.

The views expressed in this speech are those of the speaker and not the view of the BIS.

Central bank speech  | 
26 October 2016
  • Her Excellency Madame Christine Lagarde, Managing Director IMF,
  • Hon'ble Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics, and Privatisation,
  • Esteemed Diplomats
  • Learned scholars from academia,
  • Heads and representatives of national and international financial institutions,
  • Government officials,
  • Friends of Media,
  • Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,

I warmly welcome you all to this seminar!