UPDATE: IMF suspends payments to Afghanistan Aug. 18, 2021

from World Business Report· ·

The International Monetary Fund has said it will withhold funds to Afghanistan, which were due to be handed over within days. The decision was made due to the lack of "clarity within the international community regarding recognition of a government in Afghanistan." Also in the programme, in a bid to clamp down on nationwide protests -- Cuba introduces a new law restricting use of social media.



The International Monetary Fund has said it will withhold funds to Afghanistan, which were due to be handed over within days. The decision was made due to the lack of "clarity within the international community regarding recognition of a government in Afghanistan." Also in the programme, in a bid to clamp down on nationwide protests -- Cuba introduces a new law restricting use of social media.