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Fresh batch of USD 40 mln in cash aid reaches Afghanistan

Fresh batch of  USD 40 mln in cash aid reaches Afghanistan

Kabul, Feb. 21 (UNI) A fresh batch of 40 million U.S. dollars in cash that came as humanitarian aid reached the cash-strapped and war-torn Afghanistan on Tuesday, a statement of Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), the country's central bank said.
This is the fourth batch of cash as humanitarian aid arrived in Afghanistan since Feb. 9 as part of the international community's support to help the economically impoverished country to enhance its foreign exchange reserve.
Depositing the newly arrived cash package in a private commercial bank, the statement noted that the DAB welcomes any financial support that strengthens the banking system in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan has received nearly 2 billion dollars in cash over the past 16 months as part of the international community's humanitarian aid to help stabilize the war-torn country's economy.

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