KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Sunday issued a commemorative Rs75 note with not only the portraits of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Allama Iqbal, Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah, and Sir Syed Ahmed Khan. It is to commemorate the country’s 75 years of independence. Note also highlighting the nation’s commitment to addressing climate change.
The green and white banknotes have shades of yellow. Green represents growth and development and inspires the country’s Islamic identity. White emphasizes the religious diversity of the population, according to the SBP.
“The Markhor and Deodar trees are shown on the back of the banknote. They highlight our national commitment to addressing climate change and its impacts,” said a statement issued by the PBS.
SBP presented the banknote at a ceremony at the SBP Museum. SBP Acting Governor Dr. Murtaza Syed said that coins and postage stamps were issued to mark days of national importance. It was rare for the SBP to issue a commemorative note.
Dr. Syed Speaks about the economic challenges facing the economy. Dr. Syed advised citizens not to pay attention to the misinformation spread on social media. He hoped that the crucial IMF bailout program would provide a respite for the country. Pakistan would not be vulnerable compared to countries that do not have the IMF program.