The Finance Minister of the Year in Asia-Pacific is Ravi Karunanayake.
Following the establishment of good governance government, Karunanayake was appointed as the Minister of Finance.
He presented the controversial interim budget and much objcted budeget of 2017.
The Finance Minister of the Year in the Middle East is Anas Al-Saleh from Kuwait. The Finance Minister of the Year in Africa is Pravin Gordhan from South Africa.
The Banker, a magazine of the British daily Financial Times, has named Latvian Finance Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola the Finance Minister of the Year in Europe.
Established in 1926, The Banker is considered one of the leading international finance magazines, read in almost 180 countries.