People: Governors reappointed; Fed gets new CIO

Tarek Amer
Tarek Amer
Photo: AlFaramawi/Wikimedia Commons

Egypt: Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) governor Tarek Amer is in line for a second term, after he was nominated by president Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on November 25.

State news service Al Ahram said the Egyptian parliament would vote on whether to confirm Amer for a second term on November 28. If confirmed, the governor will serve a further four years and will not be eligible for reappointment again.

Originally appointed in November 2015, Amer has been widely credited with playing a central role in

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