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Asiacell to switch to dinar

30 Mar 2010

Iraqi mobile operator Asiacell plans to change the currency it currently uses for its financial dealings and transactions from the US dollar to the Iraqi dinar, AME Info reports. The cellco has said it is carrying out the move as part of its ongoing commitment to contributing to the development of the Iraqi economy and telecoms market. The company’s mobile tariffs will also undergo the change. ‘Asiacell is a leading national company in the Iraqi telecom sector, and is an authentic Iraqi investment that adheres to national policies aimed at serving the nation and its people,’ commented Faruk Mustafa Rasool, chairman at Asiacell, adding, ‘As such, we proudly bear our responsibility towards driving the country’s economic development, overcoming all economic obstacles, and contributing to restoring the domestic currency. Our decision confirms our ongoing dedication to enhancing the trust our customers have placed in us in order to remain as their number one choice for telecom services in Iraq and contribute to supporting the collective developmental efforts towards building the new Iraq.’

Iraq, Asiacell

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