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Sunday, April 23, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Based on Khan Mohammad Baz’ head of currency exchangers in Kabul, Shahzada market report the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
                                                                                   
One Dollar                                           67/60 afgs                           
One Pound Sterling                              86 afgs                         
One Euro                                            72/20afgs                        
One Emirate’s Dirham                         18/35afgs                          
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees          634afgs                        
One Thousand Indian Rupees               1025 afgs             
One Thousand Iranian Rupees              17/80 afgs                       

Sunday, April 23, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Eklil Hakimi, Minister of Finance met Kristalina Georgieva, the World Bank Chief Executive Officer, on the sidelines of the World Bank Group/IMF Spring Meetings on April 21, 2017 in Washington D.C., a statement from the ministry said yesterday.
During discussion over the World Bank’s continued assistance, the minister requested the Bank for increased funding to be allocated to Afghanistan from 18 resources of IDA ,given the needs of the country and significance of support to reintegration of refugees and returnees particularly from the neighboring countries, increased presence of the World Bank on the ground to address key challenges in private sector development , employment and collaboration between the World Bank and the AIIB (Afghanistan Infrastructure Investment Bank) on the joint projects implementation approach in Afghanistan, the statement added.
In a separate meeting with USAID acting administrator, Minister Hakimi also discussed follow up issues of visit of the United States National Security Adviser to Afghanistan, H.R. McMaster, aid effectiveness issues including channeling more discretionary funds via on- budget mechanism and USAID’s support to elections including introduction of technology that would trigger transparency in the election process.
The World Bank CEO reiterated the Bank’s commitment to support Afghanistan and commended the Afghan government on design of the Women’s Economic Empowerment program, the statement concluded.
According to another report, Eklil Hakimi, Minister of Finance met Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Pakistan’s Federal Minister of Finance on 21 April 2017 in Washington D.C.
Both sides discussed bilateral economic and development issues; further cooperation on joint economic cooperation projects in power and transport sectors including the Kunar River Dam, railway and road infrastructure projects.
Minister Hakimi also invited his counterpart to Kabul for a visit on the Joint Economic Commission between the two countries, the statement added.

Saturday, April 22, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Based on Khan Mohammad Baz’ head of currency exchangers in Kabul, Shahzada market report the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
                                                                                   
One Dollar                                            67/60 afgs                           
One Pound Sterling                              86 afgs                         
One Euro                                              72/20afgs                        
One Emirate’s Dirham                         18afgs                          
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees          633afgs                        
One Thousand Indian Rupees               1025 afgs             
One Thousand Iranian Rupees              18/17 afgs                  

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Based on Khan Mohammad Baz’ head of currency exchangers in Kabul, Shahzada market report the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
                                                                                   
One Dollar                                            67/70 afgs                           
One Pound Sterling                              86/10 afgs                         
One Euro                                              72/30afgs                        
One Emirate’s Dirham                         18/40 afgs                          
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees          634afgs                        
One Thousand Indian Rupees               1025 afgs             
One Thousand Iranian Rupees              17/90 afgs                       

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