BUCHAREST Oct 10 Romanian parliament committees
approved on Monday a bill to help Swiss franc borrowers convert
their mortgage loans into leu currency at historical rates,
going against central bank recommendations.
"It's now approved," Nicolae-Ciprian Nica of the biggest
party, leftist Social Democrats, told Reuters by telephone. "We
agreed with the Liberal party deputies to back historical rate
Nica said he hoped the bill would clear parliament in a
final vote on Tuesday - a rubberstamp given overwhelming support
from Romania's main political groupings.
(Reporting by Radu Marinas; editing by Luiza Ilie)