Parliament re-elects BNB vice governor

BULGARIA - The Bulgarian parliament reelected Emilia Milanova as vice governor of the central bank in charge of banking supervision. The appointment is for a 6-year term commencing as of Jun 14, 2001.

Her candidacy was supported by 119 and opposed by 1 with five abstentions. Milanova first got the position in 1997, for a 4-year mandate.

During the parliamentary debate, Rousse Statkov of the socialist party voiced fears that the central bank management might be "running political errands".

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