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14.01.20 Press Release

CBK Invited to Become a Member of the Bank of International Settlements

The Central Bank of Kuwait received an invitation today to become a member of the Bank of International Settlements (BIS). In a statement, His Excellency the Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait Dr. Mohammad Y. Al-Hashel said, “We are very pleased with this announcement and the Central Bank of Kuwait has accepted the invitation and aims to become an effective member of this prestigious organization. The BIS underscores international cooperation between central banks and financial authorities around the world and works towards collectively pursuing global monetary and financial stability.”


05.01.20 Press Release

Central Bank of Kuwait Governor, Dr. Mohammad Y. Al-Hashel to Helm IILM Chairmanship for 2020

The Governing Board of the International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation (IILM) has appointed His Excellency Dr. Mohammad Y. Al Hashel, the Governor and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Kuwait, as its Chairman for year 2020. Similarly, the Governor of Qatar Central Bank, His Excellency Sheikh Abdulla Saoud Al-Thani, has been appointed as the Deputy Chairman of the Governing Board for the same year. The new appointments take effect on 1st January 2020.