New Zealand opens formal inquiry into next Irish governor

Gabriel Makhlouf
Irish Department of Finance

New Zealand’s senior government ombudsman confirmed there will be a formal inquiry into the top civil servant named as the next Irish central bank governor.

Gabriel Makhlouf is currently serving as the senior civil service official at New Zealand’s Treasury. Irish finance minister Paschal Donohoe named Makhlouf as the next governor of the country’s central bank in May.

But Makhlouf is at the centre of a major political dispute in his last weeks in the New Zealand job. New Zealand’s opposition

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