The Afghani’s drop in value against the US dollar has created concern on the local market.
Having hovered around 68 Afghanis to the dollar for a while, the Afghani dropped this week to 70.20 to the dollar.
Money exchange union officials said the reason for this is the shortages of USD dollars on the local market.
In this episode host Zarmina Mohammadi discusses the topic with Haji Zerak a union official.
In a separate discussion host Mohammadi discusses the problems in the export sector of agricultural products with Zia Zia an economist.
In addition, host Mohammadi discusses the cancelation of a salt mine contract after lithium and uranium were found in Herat. With her in the studio is Attaullah Khan, the head of the Human Rights Research and Advocacy Consortium (HRRAC).