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Government Needs To Announce New Central Bank Governor Soon, Says Ramon

KUALA LUMPUR, March 18 (Bernama) -- The government needs to announce its choice of the new Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) governor as soon as possible in order to boost investors' confidence, says Tan Sri Ramon V. Navaratnam.

Ramon, who is Chairman of the Centre for Public Policy Studies, said the announcement would assuage concerns of a credible candidate to replace current governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, who is due to retire on April 30 after 16 years at the helm.

"The government must give attention to this by announcing a new governor as soon as possible.....