Indonesia announces new central bank governor

A parliamentary commission on Monday 12 May selected Burhanuddin Abdullah to head Indonesia's central bank. Mr Burhanuddin won 34 votes from commission members while current central bank deputy governor Miranda Gultom got the remaining 18.

Source: Channel News Asia

A former top economy minister, Burhanuddin Abdullah, has been picked to head Indonesia's central bank, it was announced on Tuesday.

A parliamentary commission selected him to replace Syahril Sabirin as governor following a "fit and pr