The Governor of the National Bank of Romania, Mugur Isărescu, was unanimously endorsed on Tuesday for a new term in office, at the BNR helm, by the Budget Committees of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate.
The proposed members for the BNR Board of Directors were also voted unanimously, namely Florin Georgescu, Leonardo Badea, Eugen Nicolaescu, Balint Csaba, Gheorghe Gherghina, Cristian Popa, Dan Radu Ruşanu and Virgiliu Jorj Stoenescu.
In total, 13 candidates ran for the BNR Board of Directors: Mugur Isărescu, Florin Georgescu, Leonardo Badea, Ionut Dumitru, Eugen Nicolăescu, Balint Csaba, Marin Dinu, Gheorghe Gherghina, Ion Horia Neamţu, Cristian Popa, Dan Radu Rusanu, Aura Gabriela Socol and Virgiliu Jorj Stoenescu.
In the case of Ionut Dumitru and Ion Horia Neamţu, the majority of parliamentarians abstained, and Aura Gabriela Socol and Marin Dinu did not attend the hearings.
Mugur Isărescu was candidate for the position of Governor of the National Bank of Romania, Florin Georgescu for the positions of Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors and deputy Governor of the National Bank of Romania, Leonardo Badea, Ionut Dumitru and Eugen Nicolăescu, also nominated for the position of BNR Deputy Governor.
The BNR Governor had also made a presentation of the new team’s programme for the coming period.
The Chamber of Deputies and the Senate will meet on Wednesday, July 3, in an extraordinary session for the appointment of the members of the BNR Board of Directors, the Fiscal Council, and for the appointment of the President of the National Audiovisual Council.