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Governor of Afghan central bank flees

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Financial Times, 27 June 2011
‘The governor of Afghanistan’s central bank has fled the country in fear of his life after naming powerful individuals who benefited from a scandal at Kabulbank, the biggest lender’, writes Matthew Green. He quotes Fitrat saying that ‘[t]here are concerns that these powerful people will go unpunished. Ten months after the Kabulbank crisis I’ve not seen any co-operation from the law enforcement agencies to put pressure on large borrowers to repay their loans.’