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Afghanistan receives $40 mn humanitarian aid in cash, forex reserve soars

Afghanistan has received $40 million in cash as humanitarian aid, the Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), the country's central bank, said in a statement

Afghanistan | Financial aid | Forex reserves surge

IANS  |  Kabul 

An UNHCR worker pushes a wheelbarrow loaded with aid supplies for a displaced Afghan family outside the distribution center as a Taliban fighter secures the area on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan October 28, 2021. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
Photo: REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

has received $40 million in cash as humanitarian aid, the Da Bank (DAB), the country's central bank, said in a statement.

"As part of a series of humanitarian aid, the country received 40 million dollars in cash that arrived in Kabul today (Tuesday), the second batch in three days," the statement was quoted as saying Xinhua news agency.

The cash package has been delivered to a commercial bank, said the statement.

The DAB thanked the community for the aid, and asked for the continuation of interaction and cooperation with the people of in other fields.

Kabul also received an aid of $40 million in cash on Sunday.

The war-torn country has increased its foreign exchange reserves by nearly $900 million with the aid it received.



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First Published: Wed, August 03 2022. 09:14 IST