Former Bank of Italy governor gets pacemaker

Italian President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, who was governor of the Bank of Italy between 1979 and 1993, underwent surgery to install a pacemaker last week, his office said.

The 83-year-old former premier is expected back at work at the beginning of the week, his office said in a statement. He was reported in "good spirits" when he talked to colleagues after the operation, the ANSA news agency said.

The surgery had been set in advance for Saturday because Ciampi had no major commitments in the comi

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