BRUSSELS, Dec 4 (KUNA) -- The 19-member Eurogroup elected Monday Mario Centeno, minister of finance of Portugal, as the new President of the Eurogroup.
The new President will take office as of 13 January 2018 and will serve a two and a half year term. The first Eurogroup meeting under the presidency of Centeno will take place on 22 January 2018, said an EU statement.
Centeno was appointed finance minister of Portugal on in November 2015. (end)