AFGHANISTAN

UN Provided $2 Billion in Aid to Afghanistan in the Last Six Months

Deborah Lyons, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, says the organization has provided $2 billion in aid to Afghanistan since the fall of the former government.

In a meeting with Central Bank Governor Haji Mohammad Idris on Wednesday, Lyons spoke about the various financial, banking and economic sectors, stressing the role of the banking sector in providing aid.

The UN Special Representative for Afghanistan has noted that the United Nations has provided $2 billion to Afghanistan in the past six months.

She also said that the organization will continue its contribution to Afghanistan.

According to Deborah Lyons, the United Nations is working with various parties to discuss activating Afghanistan’s banking sector so that they can continue to provide humanitarian aid.

The United Nations has been delivering more than $20 million per week to the central bank to inject cash into Afghanistan’s markets.

 

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Source: Hasht-e Subh Daily

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