Tripartite protocol on banking supervision signed

Jean-Claude Trichet and Dr. Farouk El Okdah, governor of the Central Bank of Egypt, on 13 November signed a Tripartite Protocol to mark the start of a Eurosystem Technical Assistance Programme on Banking Supervision.

From the side of the Eurosystem, the programme involves the European Central Bank, in partnership with Deutsche Bundesbank, Bank of Greece, Banque de France, and Banca d'Italia. Personalities from the Partner Central Banks, namely the Governor of Banque de France, Christian Noyer,