Central Banking

ECB's Quaden awaits evacuation from Lebanon

Belgian national bank governor Guy Quaden, also a board member of the European Central Bank, is set to be evacuated from Lebanon by Belgian authorities, where he was on vacation, his spokeswoman was quoted by Dow Jones as saying Tuesday 18 July.

"He will be evacuated just like other Belgians," said Kristin Bosman, who refused to give a date and time for the evacuation, the newswire said.

According to the report, Quaden is among 600 Belgians who are currently vacationing in Lebanon, and most, in