Afghan governor warns of food shortages

Abdul Qadeer Fitrat, the governor of the Bank of Afghanistan, has said that Kabul will have to buy significant quantities of food to avoid shortages throughout the war-torn country.

Fitrat told Reuters, a news agency, that adverse weather conditions had hampered agricultural production to the extent that there would be "quite significant shortages of food unless the government purchases some significant amounts of food."

The governor added that the though the government planned to spend $50m o

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