March 21, 2018 / 9:24 AM / 4 months ago

South Korea's parliament approves BOK Governor Lee for second term

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s parliament on Wednesday approved President Moon Jae-in’s nomination of the current central bank governor to lead the Bank of Korea for a second term, a webcast from the National Assembly showed.

FILE PHOTO: Bank of Korea Governor Lee Ju-yeol speaks during a news conference in Seoul, South Korea, November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Bank of Korea Governor Lee Ju-yeol is expected to start his second four-year term in April.

Reporting by Dahee Kim, Cynthia Kim; Editing by Kim Coghill

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