New name mentioned for NBP president

Polish daily Gazeta Wyborcza reported Monday 1 January that President Lech Kaczynski is considering appointing Prof. Jerzy Zyzynski, head of the Department of Public Economy of Warsaw University, as the next president of the National Bank of Poland.

During his career, Zyzynski co-operated with Law and Justice (PiS) and the League of Polish Families (LPR), assessing the ruling party's economic programme, the daily said.

While so far the nomination has not been confirmed by the Chancellery of the