Convicted BI chief to miss IMF meeting

INDONESIA - Bank Indonesia Governor Sjahril Sabirin will skip the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington this weekend, following the conviction in the Bank Bali scandal last month that bans him from leaving the country.

Several weeks ago CentralBankNet brought you the shock news of Sabirin's conviction and jailing for violating banking principles. However, because of an appeals process against the conviction he continues to work at the Bank. The news that he will