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Somalia Tribune (File photo) / Rogério Zandamela worked for the IMF for 28 years
The President, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, exercising the powers conferred by paragraph d) of Article No. 2160 of the Constitution, named Rogério Lucas Zandamela for the position of Governor of the Bank of Mozambique.
The appointment of Rogério Lucas Zandamela follows the end of the term of Ernesto Goveia Gove, who served as Governor of the Bank of Mozambique from July 25, 2006.
It should be noted that paragraph 3 of Article 45 of Law No. 1/92, of January 3, establishes the five-year period for the position in question and enables its renewal. Thus, Ernesto Gove was appointed by Presidential Order to the post on 25 July 2006 and the Head of State renewed his mandate on 27 July 2011.
Rogério Zandamela has been an official at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) since 1988, where he successively served as Resident Representative in Brazil, and Head of Mission to Armenia, Costa Rica, Gambia, Guatemala, Liberia, Malaysia, Nicaragua, Peru, Trinidad Tobago and Zimbabwe, in the Department of Monetary and Capital Markets.
With a PhD in Economics from the Johns Hopkins University, United States of America, Rogerio Zandamela, was currently Head of Mission to Djibouti and Somalia, in the IMF Department of Middle East and Central Asia.Source: Presidency of the Republic of Mozambique