Taliban and Currencies

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Taliban Prohibits Use Of Foreign Currency In Afghanistan; Announces Punishment

Taliban declared total ban on usage of foreign currency in the nation and threatened to punish anybody who violates the rule. In Afghanistan's marketplaces, US dollar is the most widely used means of exchange. Furthermore, US, World Bank, and IMF have restricted Afghanistan's access to more than USD 9.5 billion since the Taliban takeover. "The Islamic Emirate (Taliban) instructs all citizens to conduct all transactions in Afghanis," Taliban spokesperson stated. 

Wed, 03 Nov 2021 - 09:00 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

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