Afghan central bank: No formal notification yet pertaining to an asset freeze
“So far, Da Afghanistan Bank has not received any formal notification pertaining to the freezing of monetary reserves of this bank,” the bank said in a statement on Sunday.
Assuring Afghan people of the safety of their deposits in commercial banks, the statement said: “Currently the activities of these banks have resumed in the capital and provinces of the country. The commercial banks are conducting their activities in accordance with the procedure issued by Da Afghanistan Bank and will soon return to normal.”
“So far, Da Afghanistan Bank has not received any formal notification pertaining to the freezing of monetary reserves of this bank and the bank has been informed of it through the news published by the media of the country based on the reports of foreign media. Upon receiving this news, the Executive Board of the bank shared the issue with the leadership of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan and has taken the required steps to solve this problem as soon as possible.”
The statement underlined that Da Afghanistan Bank is committed to the development of the financial and banking system of the country. “The leadership of the bank is trying to establish good financial and banking relationships with the world.” (ILKHA)