Sudan’s central bank governor died while on a visit to Turkey, according to locally based reporters, after serving around 18 months in the role.
Hazem Abdelqader died of a heart attack, according to statements from his family and from the Sudanese president released on June 17. The Central Bank of Sudan has not yet made a public statement on Abdelqader’s death.
Abdelqader was appointed to the role in December 2016 by Sudan’s president, Omar al-Bashir. He was a career employee of the Central