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Mohamed Z. M. Aazim

Dr. Mohamed Z. M. Aazim

Superintendent and Registrar of Public Debt - Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL)


Dr. Aazim is a macroeconomist cum debt manager by profession specializing in international finance, debt management, government financing and capital market development apart from his engagements in international trade, national accounts and prices, wages and employment at the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL).

Having joined the Central Bank in 2000, Dr. Aazim currently serves as the Superintendent & Registrar of Public Debt at the CBSL, responsible for meeting government financing requirements and management of public debt in the country. Prior to his present engagement, he was attached to the Statistics Department as the Additional Director. He also served in numerous senior positions in both the Economic Research Department and Public Debt Department. He held and is currently overseeing a number of key responsibilities including financing of the Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL) annual borrowing programme, designing new financial instruments/ initiatives to broaden and deepen the debt securities market, liability and debt management strategy and sovereign rating initiatives. He also engages in policy formation at the Central Bank and with other domestic and international organizations with respect to macroeconomic and financial market cluster.

Dr. Aazim has a wide array of publications in peer reviewed international journals and a public speaking profile mainly on areas of his specialization both in Sri Lanka and abroad and accessible via world wide web. He had his first degree in Management from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJP) and Masters and PhD from the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo. He is also an International Monetary Fund-Japan, ADB, GRIPS and Central Bank scholar.

[ Speeches ]

Speeches by Dr. Mohamed Z. M. Aazim

Jun 07, 2021

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Opportunities in Sri Lanka’s local debt market

Jun 08, 2021

1:30 AM - 2:00 AM

Opportunities in Sri Lanka’s local debt market