New banknotes launched

Tripoli, 30 January 2013:

The Central Bank of Libya says that it will start issuing new Libyan banknotes as of tomorrow, Thursday. The notes have face values of one, five, ten and twenty dinars.

There were plans to bring in a LD 50 note but the Bank decided against it in a bid to control the black economy.

According to the Bank’s Facebook page, there will be a special event at the Bank in the morning to launch the new notes attended by the chairman, Saddek Elkaber, the vice chairman, members of the board and  CEOs of . . .

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