Abed tips deputy Al-Wazir for PMA governor

George Abed, the former governor of the Palestine Monetary Authority (PMA), told Central Bank News on Wednesday that he expects Jihad al-Wazir, the deputy governor and current acting governor, to succeed him.

Abed, who left the PMA for family reasons earlier this month, revealed that he had recommended Al-Wazir, a former deputy finance minister, to Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president, and Salam Fayyad, the prime minister.

"Al-Wazir has been with me for two years and he has been closely

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