Abdul Hafeez Shaikh

Economist, Politician


Who is Abdul Hafeez Shaikh?

Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh is a Pakistani political economist of international repute with over 30 years of experience in economic policy-making, management and implementation. He served as the 20th Finance Minister of Pakistan from 2010 to 2013.

His work experience includes:

⁕Harvard University, Cambridge

⁕World Bank

⁕Minister for Finance, Planning and Development, Sindh

⁕Member of the Senate of Pakistan

⁕Federal Minister for Investment and Privatization, Pakistan

⁕General Partner, international investment fund

Dr. Shaikh got educated and earned doctorate from the Boston University in the United States, and has authored many publications including a book on Argentina. He also served as a professor at the Harvard University. Dr. Shaikh associated his services with the World Bank, and served as the director of economics operations of World Bank in Saudi Arabia throughout the 1990s. His other international experience includes assignments in Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Romania, Czech Republic, Iran, Kuwait, Argentina, Bangladesh, Jordan, Qatar, Malta, Botswana, Tanzania, Ghana and Libya.

Dr. Hafeez Shaikh had a highly successful tenure as Minister for Finance, Planning & Development in provisional government of Sindh Province during 2000-2002.

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on July 23, 2013


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