Czech Havel meets Niedermayer on his cbank post

CZECH REPUBLIC - Czech President Vaclav Havel met central bank (CNB) Vice-Governor Ludek Niedermayer late on Monday to discuss his future on the bank's policy-setting board, Havel's spokesman said on Tuesday.

The 35-year old Niedermayer, a perceived inflation hawk, will see his term end on February 26 after helping steer the Czech Republic's monetary policy for the past six years.

The decision on whether he will be reappointed for a new six-year term or replaced lies with the president, who has