Comment: How will Shamshad Akhtar manage Pakistan?

Labouring under the onerous task to reconstruction following the terrible October 8 earthquake, which killed more than 40,000 people, and has left 3 million homeless, at least Pakistan has recently made notable economic progress.


The Pakistani economy has indeed experienced three years of high growth and a growth rate of some 6% is expected next year. So Shamshad Akhtar, who succeeds Ishrat Husain as governor of the State Bank for a period of three years on Sunday, takes

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