SBP looked to boost staffing and IT capabilities in past year

The State Bank of Pakistan. Photo: SBP/Abbas Ali Khan
Photo: SBP/Abbas Ali Khan

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) launched initiatives to attract higher quality staff and overhaul IT systems over the past year as part of a push for greater operational capacity, the central bank's annual report shows.

The SBP is investing "heavily" in staff training, and the HR department has been focused on visiting business and management schools across the country to attract skilled graduates, said governor Ashraf Wathra in the report's introduction.

Overall, staff numbers fell between the

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