EU to warn Kabul on monetary framework

AFGHANISTAN - European Union foreign ministers will today warn the Afghan government it can expect little in the way of budgetary support unless the government starts establishing a transparent fiscal and monetary system.

Less than two weeks ago we reported that Dr Anwar Ahady, 51, an American-based university professor, had been appointed to probably the toughest finance job in the world - governor of the Afghan Central Bank.

The EU warning, in the form of a short, tough note drawn up by the E

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