Dimitar Radev

Bulgaria's C-Bank Head Nominees to Be Heard in Parliament

The budget and finance committee with the Bulgarian Parliament is due to hold on Thursday hearings of candidates to take over as Governors of the country's central bank.

This comes a day before lawmakers are due to point a successor to Ivan Iskrov, who stepped down in June a few months before his term had expired.

Bulgaria Parliament Committee to Hear C-Bank Head Candidates Next Week

A hearing of the four nominees to take over as the Governor of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) is due next week, Parliament's Budget and Finance Committee has announced.

The development comes just hours after the incumbent Ivan Iskrov, whose term was to expire in October, stepped down.

Bulgaria to Pick Next C-Bank Governor on July 10

A new Governor of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) is to be elected out of the four registered candidates on July 10, an official has said.

Menda Stoyanova, who heads the Budget and Finance Committee in Parliament, told public broadcaster BNT on Friday there will be "no political bargaining" prior to the procedure.

Bank Association Chair Calls for Swift Election of Governor of Bulgarian National Bank

The election of a new Governor of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) should be completed as fast as possible, according to Petar Andronov, Chair of the Association of Banks in Bulgaria.

The term in office of the current BNB Governor, Ivan Iskrov, expires in October.

MPs Meet First Nominee for Governor of Bulgarian National Bank

MPs met on Tuesday the first nominee for governor of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) - Dimitar Radev.

Radev is currently working as an adviser at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and has more than 20 years of experience in the Finance Ministry, twice having served as deputy minister.