Mr. Zafar Masud Speach at PIDE EconFest’s Session on Geonomics

Mr. Zafar Masud (President & CEO – BOP) spoke at a session on Geonomics at PIDE’s EconFest. He emphasized the need to develop an environment where innovation and entrepreneurship can thrive. He also highlighted that creativity and critical thinking play a significant role in shaping economic policy, inspiring fresh perspectives, and driving meaningful change.

Mr. Zafar Masud at IBA Alumni Event — May 2024

Mr. Zafar Masud, IBA Alumni Excellence Award recipient (President & CEO of Bank of Punjab) speaks on the significance of being acknowledged for excellence. Tune in to hear how these awards impact alumni and the inspiration they offer to others.
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Zafar Masud with Shahzeb Khanzada on Great Debate Geo News — Part 5 — Privatisation

On the show ‘Great Debate’ on Geo TV, Zafar Masud with Shahzeb Khanzada on Great Debate Geo News, Mr. Zafar Masud while acknowledging the general consensus on privatization’s potential to spur economic growth, cautioned against a blanket approach. He emphasized the critical role of robust regulatory institutions and the importance of selecting private sector partners who prioritize long-term value creation over short-term gains.

Zafar Masud with Shahzeb Khanzada on Great Debate Geo News — Part 4 — Fiscal Deficit & Exports

On the show ‘Great Debate’ on Geo TV, Zafar Masud with Shahzeb Khanzada on Great Debate Geo News argues that Pakistan’s current account deficit is a symptom of a larger problem – the fiscal deficit. He emphasizes that tackling the government’s spending imbalance is crucial. He also highlights the high domestic consumption that eats into potential export earnings. While acknowledging the need to boost exports, Masud suggests a multi-pronged approach. He advocates for performance-based incentives in key sectors like IT, agriculture, and textiles, alongside addressing the core issue of fiscal discipline. This will diversify exports and create a more sustainable economic foundation.

Syed Faraz Anwer Insightful Discussion with Mr. Zafar Masud

A very insightful discussion of Syed Faraz Anwer with Mr. Zafar Masud, President & CEO Bank of Punjab, focusing on wide ranging economic and fiscal challenges/ reforms, need for augmented tax base and a targeted subsidy model, state of overall financial and female inclusion as well as Islamic banking opportunity and transformation challenges.