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Sheibany Appointed CBI Governor

The Iranian Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance, Tahmasb Mazaheri, has reportedly appointed Ibrahim Sheibany governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) to replace the previous governor Mohsen Nourbakhsh, who died from a heart attack in March (MEES, 31 March). A source told the Fars News Agency that Dr Sheibany will be officially introduced to the cabinet on 3 May. Dr Sheibany holds a PhD in economics from a UK university and is...