Iran appoints first female deputy governor

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The Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran has appointed its first female deputy governor, Minou Kianirad. Governor Mahmoud Bahmani announced the selection over the weekend.

Kianirad was previously in charge of the international affairs department and before that she led the international organisation studies department at the central bank. As deputy governor she will head the foreign currency department, tasked with stabilising the fluctuating foreign currency market in Iran.


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