OUR STAFF REPORTER ISLAMABAD - The government is considering appointing acting Governor State Bank of Pakistan Yasin Anwar as chief of the SBP. Sources told The Nation that process of appointing new governor SBP would expedite in next few weeks, as the government has still more than two months to complete the process according to the SBP act. The government has to appoint new governor before October 18, as according to the law, the government should appoint new governor within three months period when the said post is vacated. According to the reports, the government is considering four to five names for the slot of SBP chief, which vacated when Shahid Hafeez Kardar resigned due to the differences with governments policies. Shahid Kardar resignation was accepted on July 18 and after that Yasin Anwar was appointed as acting governor of the central bank for a three-month period. It is worth mentioning here that Yasin Anwar has also served as acting governor SBP from June 3 to September 8, 2010 after the resignation of former governor Syed Salim Raza. He has been serving the State Bank as its Deputy Governor since 29th March 2007. The incumbent government would appoint fourth governor of the central bank during its three years tenure while it has also changed four finance ministers, five finance secretaries and four-deputy chairmen Planning Commission of Pakistan.