Kuwait names central bank governor

Issue 921 - 06 Apr 2012 | 2 minute read

Kuwait has named 37-year-old Mohammad Yusif Al-Hashel as governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait. Hashel has been acting governor since Salem Abdulaziz Al-Sabah – who had been in the position for 25 years – resigned on 13 February, apparently because of objections to a rapid rise in government spending (GSN 918/8).

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