Institutional Framework



SAARCFINANCE Governors

The SAARCFINANCE was established on 9 September 1998 as a regional network of the SAARC Central Bank Governors and Finance Secretaries. It meets twice a year concurrently with the IMF/WB Annual and Spring Meetings .The basic objective of establishing the SAARCFINANCE Network is to share experiences on macroeconomic policy issues among member countries of the region.

The contact list is tabulated as:

Name Institution & address
Afghanistan

Mr. H.E Khalil Sediq
Governor
Da Afghanistan Bank
Ibn-e-Sina Watt, Kabul Afghanistan
Bangladesh

Mr. Fazle Kabir
Governor
Bangladesh Bank
Motijhed C/A, Dhaka-1000
Bhutan

Mr. Dasho Penjore
Governor
Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan
P.O.Box 154 Chhophel Lam, Kawajangsa, Thimphu
India

Dr. Urjit R. Patel
Governor
Reserve Bank of India
Central office Building
Shahid Bhagat Singh Marg
Mumbai-400 001
Maldives

Mr. Ahmed Naseer
Governor
Maldives Monetary Authority
Boduthakurufaanu Magu, Male' 20182, Maldives
Nepal

Mr. Chiranjibi
Governor
Nepal Rastra Bank
Central Office Baluwatar, Kathmandu
Pakistan

Mr. Tariq Bajwa
Governor
State Bank of Pakistan
Main Building I.I. Chundrigar Road Karachi-74000
Sri Lanka

Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy
Governor
Central Bank of Sri Lanka
Level 12, No. 30, Janadhipathi Mawatha Colombo 01


SAARC Payments Council

SAARC Payments Council (SPC), is composed of the chairpersons of the National Payments Councils (NPCs) in each of the SAARC member countries or by senior officials appointed by the Governors of Central banks in countries which do not have NPCs. SPC, meets bi-annually in a member country.



Chairperson

Mr. B.P. Kanungo
SPC Chairman
Reserve Bank of India
Central Office Building, 19th Floor,
Shahid Bhagat Singh Road
Mumbai-400 001.

Mrs. Nanda Dave
Member Secretary
Reserve Bank of India
Central Office Building, 14th Floor,
Shahid Bhagat Singh Road
Mumbai-400 001.
Name Institution & address
Afghanistan

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Da Afghanistan Bank
Ibn-e-Sina Watt, Kabul Afghanistan
Bangladesh

Dr. Subhankar Saha
Executive Director
Bangladesh Bank
Executive Floor, Motijheel C/A, Dhaka-1000.
Bhutan

Ms. Rinzin Lhamu
Director
Royal Monetary Authority
Payment & Settlement Systems Department
P.O.Box 154 Chhophel Lam,
Kawajangsa, Thimphu
Maldives

Ms. Mariyam Hussain Didi
Assistant Governor
Maldives Monetary Authority
Banking Operations Boduthakurufaanu
Magu, Male' 20182, Maldives.
Nepal

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Nepal Rastra Bank
Central Office Baluwatar, Kathmandu, Nepal
Pakistan

Mr. Jameel Ahmad
Deputy Governor
State Bank of Pakistan
I.I Chundrigar Road, Karachi, Pakistan 74000
Sri Lanka

Mr. P Samarasiri
Deputy Governor
Central Bank of Sri Lanka
30, Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo 01, Sri Lanka