Pakistan cbank concerned Afghans using rupee-FT

PAKISTAN - A sharp rise in the amount of Pakistani rupee in circulation has prompted Pakistan's central bank to begin an inquiry into the increasing use of the currency in neighboring Afghanistan, senior bank officials said on Mar 28, 2001, according to a report on the Financial Times website.

There has been a 13.3% rise in the rupee in circulation during the first eight months of the current July-June financial year, the largest increase in a comparable period for years.

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