Patron-in-Chief of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) S M Muneer and President Masood Naqi congratulated Ashraf Wathra, the Governor of State Bank of Pakistan for being named “Central Bank Governor of the Year 2016″ by an highly steamed international institution. The statement said that this is a matter of pride for the nation that the governor of SBP Wathra joins a list that includes some of the best-known figures in the central banking community. S M Muneer and Masood Naqi said in their joint statement that Ashraf Wathra is serving in banking sector since four decades, after taking his office he played a vital role to maintain a smooth coordination between the monetary and economic policy of the country. “Euromoney credits Wathra with bringing stability to Pakistan’s currency and business community of the country also recognize his efforts , especially maintaining lower interest rates, which are helpful for the investors , traders and Business community as whole” , the statement said. S M Muneer and Masood Naqi further said that international recognition of the Governor of SBP is also a matter of pride for entire nation.