Afghan officials allege new governor ‘illegally’ suspended them

Governor alleges corruption by officials but former IMF official condemns “shocking” move

The Bank of Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s newly appointed central bank governor has suspended the former acting governor and three senior officials after accusing them of corruption, according to media reports.

At least one of the suspended officials, as well as a former International Monetary Fund representative in Afghanistan, called the move “illegal”. The central bank published a long statement on its website in Dari and Pashto, but not in English, alleging serious corruption by the four men. The officials have

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