Mario Centeno to be installed as new Eurogroup president at ceremony in Paris on Friday

New Eurogroup president Mario Centeno will assume his duties in Paris on Friday, replacing outgoing Jeroen Dijsselbloem, his press office said.

Centeno is in Paris for an official visit, and Dijsselbloem will join him there for the handover ceremnoy.

In addition, the Eurogroup’s Working Group (Euroworking Group) that met on Thursday elected Dutch official Hans Vijlbrief as its next president, replacing outgoing Tomas Wieser.