Afghanistan displays forgotten gold reserves

Afghan president Hamid Karzai accompanied central bank governor Anwar ul-Haq Ahady and other dignitaries Friday as they witnessed the opening of a vault under Afghanistan's presidential palace containing the countries gold reserves. The vault had remained locked for the last 14 years.

Source: Associated Press

A vault under Afghanistan's presidential palace has been opened for the first time in 14 years to prove to the nation that its gold reserves have not been stolen.

President Hamid Karzai

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