Kyrgyz governor steps down after three years

Zina Asankojoeva at the National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic
Zina Asankojoeva

Zina Asankojoeva, the governor of the National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic, has revealed her intention to step down from her role due to "family circumstances".

In a statement published yesterday (April 16), Asankojoeva thanked the "large, professional team" at the central bank for their help in achieving "a great deal" during her term as governor.

In less than three-and-a-half years, Asankojoeva oversaw some major changes to the National Bank's operations, perhaps most notably a shift from targ

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