Tunisia’s El Abassi on central banking during a regional security crisis

Marouane El Abassi
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You became head of the Central Bank of Tunisia six months ago, having previously represented the World Bank in the region. Was becoming governor one of your goals or was it unexpected?

Heading the Central Bank of Tunisia has never been a goal per se. I was deeply engaged at that moment in time with leading several restructuring projects in Libya. The nomination for the position in February 2018 was totally unexpected. That said, given the current context, I couldn’t decline it. I was offered

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