1. You Are At:
  2. English News
  3. World
  4. Taliban closes bank accounts of former Afghan government officials

Taliban closes bank accounts of former Afghan government officials

"Accounts of some officials from the previous govt, most of whom fled the country, have been closed," Samangani was quoted as saying.

IANS IANS
Kabul Published on: September 10, 2021 13:00 IST
Taliban, bank accounts closure, former Afghan government officials, latest international news update
Image Source : AP/ REPRESENTATIONAL.

Taliban closes bank accounts of former Afghan govt officials.

The Taliban have closed the bank accounts of some officials from the former Ashraf Ghani government, most of them who fled Afghanistan after the August 15 fall of Kabul, the media reported.

The announcement was made on Thursday by Anaamullah Samangani, a member of the Taliban Cultural Commission, but he did not reveal the names of the affected former officials, TOLO News reported.

"Accounts of some officials from the previous government, most of whom fled the country, have been closed," Samangani was quoted as saying.

There was however no official comment on the development from Da Afghanistan Bank, the country's Central Bank.

Also Read: UN Women chief asks Taliban to respect rights of Afghan women

Also Read: Digvijaya Singh draws analogy between RSS, Taliban

Latest World News

Write a comment