Ivan Iskrov has been granted a second stint as governor of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB), after two-thirds of lawmakers voted in favour of his reappointment.
His candidacy was supported by 165 of the 240-strong assembly. Six deputies were against the proposal. Iskrov's second term will start on October 10.
Bulgaria's central bank law stipulates that the BNB governor appointment process must start three months before the incumbent's term expires, but the Socialist party, senior partner in t