New currency to stabilise inflation in Afghanistan

AFGHANISTAN - The head of Da Afghanistan Bank, the central bank in Afghanistan, Anwar al-Haq Ahadi, announced in an interview that with the distribution of the new banknotes in Afghanistan it can be hoped inflation will be reduced.

Ahadi said that the main cause of the decreasing value of the money in two decades was excessive printing and distribution of money.

Ahadi added that the government of Afghanistan promised not to demand more than the assets of the Ministry of Finance from the bank.