PESHAWAR, 9 August: Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Umar Zakhilwal has denied ban on Pakistani currency in his country.

He said the Pakistani currency and all other foreign currencies are easily available and exchangeable in all parts of Afghanistan. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar made a telephonic contact with Mr Zakhilwal in this regard on Monday.

The Afghan ambassador assured Ishaq Dar that all the rumours about ban on Pakistani currency are baseless.