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Governor: H.E. Dr. Hazem Younis Karful
First Deputy Governor: Dr. Mohamed Hamra
Deputy Governor: Dr. Mohamed Essam Hazeema
Central Bank of Syria
Country: Syrian Arab Republic
Establishment Date: 28/03/1953
Headquarters Address: Damascus - El-Tajrida El-Maghrabye Square.
P.O. Box: 2254 Damascus
Tel.: (+963)-119985 / 119985000 / 112255376
Fax: (+963)-11-2213076/2227109
Membership in the UAB: Observer Member
Objectives & Functions
1. Exercising the exclusive right for issuing the national currency both notes and coins.
2. Undertaking the function of the bank of the government and it`s financial authorised signer, internally and externally.
3. Managing the treasury and the public foreign exchange reserves of the government.
4. Undertaking the function of the bank of all banks, being the lender of last resort.
5. Controlling and supervising all banks insuring the effectiveness of the banking system, within the rules of the Currency and Credit Bureau.