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US News afghanistan: $ 12 million discovered, in full cash shortage

20:20  15 september  2021
20:20  15 september  2021 Source:   lepoint.fr

more than 300 Afghans eligible for asylum in the United Kingdom have been left in Afghanistan

 more than 300 Afghans eligible for asylum in the United Kingdom have been left in Afghanistan © AFP British Prime Minister Boris Johnson referring to Afghanistan in Parliament on 6 September 2021. The British Prime Minister acknowledged that 311 Afghans, yet eligible for the right of asylum, have not been repatriated. Some 311 Afghans eligible for asylum in the United Kingdom could not be evacuated before the end of August of foreign troops, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday .

  Afghanistan: 12 millions de dollars découverts, en pleine pénurie de liquidités © AFP

L A Central Bank Afghane announced Wednesday have found $ 12.3 million from former government members at a time when the country , controlled for a month by the Taliban, faces a shortage of liquidity.

"The returned money came from high leaders of the previous government, such as Amrullah Saleh (former vice-president, NDLR), and some safe agencies who kept liquid and gold in their offices", after the communiqué of the central bank.

"The Islamic Emirate", the name given to the Afghanistan by the Taliban, according to this text transferred the whole "in the national crates" in the name of the "transparency" of which the Islamists are drained, as opposed to The old regime they denounce corruption.

Afghanistan. The head of the Taliban asks the new government to apply the Sharia

 Afghanistan. The head of the Taliban asks the new government to apply the Sharia © Aamir QRESHI / AFP a man covers a wall in Kabul, September 4th. Three weeks after the Taliban power outlet in Afghanistan, the new government leader is known: it will be Mohammad Hassan Akhund. The head of the Taliban asked to enforce the Sharia. Three weeks after taking power in Afghanistan , the Taliban unveiled Tuesday part of their future government that will be directed by Mohammad Hassan Akhund.

One month after the fall of Kabul, the Afghan population remains gnawed by economic concern and fear that a new lead screed does not fall on it, causing the rights acquired over the last twenty years.

Most officials have not yet taken back the job and much of them difficult to meet the two ends of failing to receive a salary. For those who have bank money, withdrawals have been limited to about $ 200 a week and per person to avoid a collapse of the banking system.

Private World Bank Aid and International Monetary Fund , and the reserves of the central bank frozen by Washington, the country faces a shortage of liquidity.

'Not enough to eat'

Fund transfer specialists, such as Western Union and MoneyGram, have announced the recovery of their operations, suspended on August 18. But on the ground, many Afghans indicate on their branches are short of money.

Afghanistan after 20 years of war, Kabul fiasco saw Washington

 Afghanistan after 20 years of war, Kabul fiasco saw Washington © AFP / BRENDAN Smialowski US President Joe Biden announced the end of the war in Afghanistan on August 31, 2021. AFP / BRENDAN Smialowski Listen Code source, the current podcast Parisien on your smartphone or tablet, listen source code and subscribe at: Podcast Apple (iPhone, iPad) Podcast Google (Android) Podcast Addict or Castbox Deezer Spotify Summary. On August 30, the last plane of American forces off the tarmac at Kabul airport . Epilogue two decades of military presence on Afghan soil.

Abdul Rahim, a former soldier, traveled nearly 1,000 kilometers of Faryab, in northern Afghanistan, Kabul to recover his salary.

"The branches of the banks are closed in the province," he explains to the AFP . But in the capital, "I have been coming for three days to the bank, in vain, does it tell. Today, I arrived around 10 am and there were already about 2,000 people waiting."

In the face of the risk of a humanitarian disaster, the international community has undertaken, according to the UN , to pay $ 1.2 billion (about one billion euros) of assistance for humanitarian organizations in the country.

Wednesday, the European Union has announced that it would pay an additional 100 million euros to Afghanistan.

Concern remains strong in the population, including a question: Will women be allowed to work?

"The Taliban told us to stay at home," says an employee of the Department of Telecommunications. "There is certainty, but if we do not have anything to eat," the situation may change, "she warns.

Afghanistan: Jean-Yves Le Drian goes to Qatar to talk about the continuation of the

 Afghanistan: Jean-Yves Le Drian goes to Qatar to talk about the continuation of the evacuations according to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, there is still "some French, very little" to evacuate from Afghanistan as well as a few hundred Afghans © Jens Schlueter / AP / SIPA The French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, in Weimar, Germany on September 10, 2021.

The anxiety is great in the country of reliving the scenario of the 1996-2001, when the Taliban governed according to a strict application of Sharia, Islamic law.

Leakage of the women's football team

Women were not allowed to study or work, they were also forbidden to practice sports or attend a match.

Since taking Kabul, Islamists have ensured having changed in twenty years and promised that women's rights would be respected, while holding the blur.

Faced with this uncertainty, the Junior Football Team took refuge on Tuesday at the neighboring Pakistan .

Only positive point of this painting always dark, security would have improved according to several inhabitants after years of targeted attacks and assassinations. "Currently, the country's situation is good, there is no war," says one of them, Mohammad Ashraf.

At Kabul Airport, Chaos Scenes Theater at the end of August on the margins of the evacuation of more than 123,000 people at an air bridge from the United States and their partners, the activity resumes slowly.

After a first commercial flight between Kabul and Islamabad Monday, Iran announced in turn on Wednesday the resumption of its commercial flights with Afghanistan.

On the political front, the official presentation ceremony of the new government is always waiting.

Unveiled at the beginning of September, its composition - exclusively caciques of the first Taliban government and no woman - had been welcomed freshly by the United States and the European Union.

15/09/2021 16:54:15 - Kabul (AFP) - © 2021 AFP

Afghanistan: The start of the school year is done without girls .
The future of women looks very dark in the country now in the hands of the Taliban © Bulent Kilic / AFP Young Afghans are deprived of secondary education. Discrimination - The future of women looks very dark in the country now in the hands of the Taliban a 100% male return. Only college students and high school students Afghans were allowed to resume the school path Saturday, a deplored measure by UNICEF who urged the new Taliban diet not to "let girls aside".

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