© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Kyrylo Shevchenko, Ukraine’s Central Bank Governor, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Kyiv, Ukraine February 1, 2021. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Ukrainian central bank Governor Kyrylo Shevchenko will attend an ad hoc meeting of the European Central Bank’s General Council in Frankfurt on Wednesday, the ECB said in a statement.
“In light of the exceptional current situation, ECB President Christine Lagarde invited Kyrylo Shevchenko, Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine, to attend the meeting as special guest,” the ECB said.
Unlike the ECB’s policy setting Governing Council, the General Council also includes the central bank chiefs of all European Union members states on top of the six-member Executive Board.
Ukraine central bank chief to meet top ECB officials