The central bank of Afghanistan 'DaAfghanistan bank' on Thursday 18 September issued three commercial banking licences to three foreign banks and allowed them to operate in the war-ravaged country. These banks include the Geneva-based First Micro Finance Bank (Agha Khan Fund for Economic Development), UK-based Standard Chartered Bank and the National Bank of Pakistan.
Governor of the central bank Anwar-ul-Had Ahady described it asa significant step towards improving the countr
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