CB Jordan under fire over Hamas freeze

Source: Jordan Times

Deputies from the Jordanian Parliament demanded on Wednesday 17 September that the government should sack the Central Bank governor of his duties for "haste" and his "unilateral" decision to freeze accounts of Islamic resistance movement Hamas and other organizations in local banks.

In a memo sent to Lower House Speaker Sa'd Hayil al-Surur, 70 deputies out of 110 expressed their wish to see CBJ Governor Umayyah Tuqan discharged from his post for "recklessness in making the