Assad dismisses Syria's central bank chief: State news agency

Reuters , Tuesday 13 Apr 2021

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (Reuters)
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (Reuters)

President Bashar al-Assad has dismissed Syria's Central Bank Governor Hazem Karfoul, the state news agency reported on Tuesday.

It did not immediately say whether Assad had appointed a replacement. Syria's decade-long conflict has decimated the economy, and the country also faces Western sanctions.

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