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  8/23/2013, Elul 17, 5773

PM, Treasurer to Discuss Bank Governor with C'tee

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Yair Lapid are expected to meet, Sunday, with the Tuerkel Committee on senior civil-service appointments to explain their recommendations on the candidates to be the next governor of the Bank of Israel. Lapid and Netanyahu will make their final decision after the committee rules on the candidates.

Candidate Victor Medina met the committee on Thursday, a day after the committee met with apparent leading candidates Zvi Eckstein and Mario Blejer.