Fischer: I will continue with joy, great pride at BoI

June 14, 2011 08:27


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Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer said on Tuesday the he did not regret making an attempt to run for chairman of the International Monetary fund after being disqualified due to age.

"I will continue to fill with joy and great pride my role at the Bank of Israel," he said.

The age limit for running for chairman of the IMF is 65 which disqualified Fischer, 67, from participating in the race.

The Bank of Israel governor said "I was hoping the directorate would change the policy not only on my behalf, but also for the sake of future candidates."

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