The Knesset is scheduled today (Sunday) to approve Dr.Karnit Flug's appointment as the Governor of the Bank of Israel. Dr. Flug will be the first woman in the history of the Bank of Israel to receive this distinction. Following the cabinet approval, President Shimon Peres will sign the appointment letter.
The approval follows the recommendations of the Knesset's Committee for Executive Appointments, headed by Judge (Ret.) Yaakov Turkel.