Portuguese / Spanish / English

Middle East Near You

Al-Bashir dismisses Central Bank Governor months after his appointment 

Sudanese banknote [Bank of Sudan/Wikipedia]

Late on Wednesday, the Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir dismissed Central Bank Governor, Mohamed Khair Al-Zubair, from office only months into his appointment.

According to a statement of the presidency, Al-Bashir appointed Hussein Yahya Jungul as Governor of the Central Bank, without explaining the reasons for his predecessor’s dismissal.

Last September, Al-Bashir issued a decree to appoint Al-Zubair as Governor of the Central Bank, replacing Mohammed Ahmed, acting governor, following the death of Governor Hazem Abdul Qader.

READ: Is Sudan’s president safe or has he created a false sense of security?

Show Comments
Show Comments