Central Banking

Wahid proposes Nasution as new BI governor

There were rumours that President Wahid of Indonesia has proposed the acting governor of the troubled central bank, Bank Indonesia, Anwar Nasution, to take the job on a permanent basis.

However, a final decision is to be taken by parliament. The president also proposed two bank officials to be deputy governors Siti Fajriah and Hartadi. The proposals follow the resignation on Friday of Mr Nasution and a number of deputy governors, who said that they did not have the support of the government,