Ahady plans new currency for Afghanistan

AFGHANISTAN - The new head of the Afghan central bank, Anwar Ahady, has announced his plans to increase the nominal value of the afghani by a thousand with a view to promoting financial stability and attracting foreign investment.

Ahady said that the new note would take the place of the afghani, which is issued by the central bank, as well as a note in circulation in the northern provinces, which is printed by the powerful warlord Abdul Rashid Dostum.

News of the reforms sparked frantic trading

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