Lebanese government reappoints Salameh as governor

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Riad Salameh

The Lebanese government has reappointed Riad Salameh to another six-year term as governor of the country’s central bank, a post he has held since 1993.

Lebanon’s information minister, Melhem Riachi, yesterday (May 24) told locally based reporters that the cabinet’s decision to renew Salameh’s term of office was unanimous. By an unwritten but strictly enforced Lebanese custom dating back to 1943, representatives of all the country’s main ethnic and religious groups are assigned particular roles

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