Slovakia’s president announced that the country’s finance minister will become its next central bank governor, three months after the politician announced he wanted the job.
Slovak news outlets reported on February 27 President Andrej Kiska had decided to appoint finance minister Peter Kažimir to head the National Bank of Slovakia. Reports quoted Kažimir as saying that he would take up the role on June 1, even though the governor’s position will be available from tomorrow (March 1).
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