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Khost Bans Use of Pakistani Currency

Dozens of youths staged a rally in southeastern Khost province calling for ban on use of Pakistani currency in the province. This comes as the Afghan government is struggling to increase circulation of Afghani currency across the country as some

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Ban on Pakistani currency proves to be a success in Kandahar

Kandahar has witnessed the lowest usage of Pakistani Rupee in the past few weeks following the imposition of a ban on the foreign currency. A staunch campaign against Pakistani currency was launched throughout the province to help boost the value

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Efforts underway to ban Pakistani Rupees in Afghanistan

Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), Afghanistan’s central bank, endeavors to ban usage of Pakistani Rupees in Afghanistan. Currently, Pakistani Rupees (known as ‘Kaldar’ in Afghanistan), is commonly used in southern provinces of Afghanistan including Kandahar, Helmand, Uruzgan and Zabul provinces. Economic

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Pakistani Rupee a common alternative currency in Nangarhar markets

Owed to its proximity to Pakistan, eastern Nangarhar province serves as a major trade route between Afghanistan and Pakistan. The Pakistani Rupee is becoming a commonly used currency in Nangarhar markets where Afghanis and Rupees are simply interchangeable despite a

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Forged money flooding Kabul markets

A number of residents and moneyexchangers have expressed their concerns about the rising circulation of counterfeit money in the market. Many moneyexchangers have given up their business as a result of increase in the printing of forged 500 and 1000

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