Officials of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan said that they transferred nearly USD$18 million from the central bank of Afghanistan-De Afghanistan Bank- to the ministry of finance on Sunday, October 10.

De Afghanistan Bank in a statement said that the cash was seized from officials of the previous government in Kabul, Panjshir, Khost, and Logar provinces.

The money was kept in De Afghanistan Bank and was transferred to 3000208203041- an account of the ministry of Finance.

The statement reads that the money includes,

USD$ 15,995,377

AFS 86,164,350

Euro 7,450

Indian Rupees 30,350

UAE Dirham 300

In the meantime, the statement adds that a relatively large amount of gold has also been seized that is now kept in the central bank of Afghanistan.

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  • Najibullah Lalzoy is a journalist and editor at Khaama Press. He has a BA degree in journalism.