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Parliament approves new deputy governor

PARLIAMENT approved the nomination of current Deputy Finance Minister Vladimír Tvaroška, 34, as the new vice-governor of the central bank on March 16.

Of the 85 MPs present, 81 supported Tvaroška's election to the post, the TASR news agency reported.

Tvaroška replaces current vice-governor Elena Kohútiková, who reached the term limit the law allows for bank board members. Kohútiková was in charge of monetary policy, a brief she now turns over to Tvaroška.

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