Next Irish governor faces calls to resign in NZ scandal

The Central Bank of Ireland
William Murphy

Opposition politicians in New Zealand have called on the man appointed as the next governor of Ireland’s central bank to resign from his current role.

Gabriel Makhlouf is currently serving as the senior civil servant at New Zealand’s finance ministry, having previously held senior roles in the equivalent UK ministry. He was named as the next governor of the Central Bank of Ireland by the Irish finance minister in May this year. Makhlouf was expected to start his five-year term as governor in

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