Jordan appoints new deputy governor

During its weekly session on Tuesday 13 July, the Jordanian Cabinet decided to appoint Sharif Faris Abdul Hamid Sharaf as deputy governor of the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) succeeding Saleh Tayeh who had earlier submitted his resignation, the Jordan Times said this week.

The Council of Ministers also appointed former Foreign Minister Abdul Ilah Khatib and Sharif Ali Zou'bi as members in the bank's board of directors, the report said. The membership of Abdul Hamid Abdul Majeed Shoman and Basel