Govt committed to giving SBP further autonomy: Hina Rabbani

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar said on Monday that the government was committed to giving further autonomy to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP).

She was replying to a calling attention notice of Hamayun Saifullah Khan, Abdul Rashid Godil, Marvi Memon, Abdul Waseem and Sufyan Yusuf.

She said that the government was not reluctant to give autonomy to the bank adding that for this purpose the SBP Amendment Act was passed by the National Assembly in November, last year.

The minister said that the SBP had worked well during the last three years and survived very grave financial crisis.