Afghan banker picks up pieces of a ruined system

FEATURE - Abdul Qadir Fitrat, possibly the world's youngest central bank governor at 38, has just taken up perhaps the world's most hair-raising central bank challenge - restoring Afghanistan's ruined financial system.

From the London Financial Times, 23 January by Mark Nicholson in Kabul

Mr Fitrat also undertakes this unenviable task at the helm of a resourceless central bank. Before they fled Kabul in November, Taliban leaders ransacked its last pitiful reserves, running off with $5m (GBP3.5m

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