Russia and Belarus governors to meet

Petr Prokopovich and Sergei Ignatyev, governors of the central banks of Belarus and Russia, respectively, will attend the 25th meeting of the Interbank Currency Council on Friday.

Items on agenda for discussion include the opening of a correspondent account for the National Bank of Belarus with the Central Bank of Russia, the performance of the banking systems of the two countries in 2006 and the implementation of the Basel committee recommendations, the National Bank said in a press release.