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Monday, January 20, 2014
IMF Representative in Afghanistan Killed in Bombing
One of the foreigners killed in the Taliban attack on the Kabul restaurant included the head of the International Monetary Fund in Afghanistan - Mr. Wabel Abdallah. Abdallah was the International Monetary Fund Resident Representative in Afghanistan. He was a 60 year old Lebanese national and was appointed to the position in June 2008. He joined the fund from the Central Bank of Lebanon in 1993. (See IMF statement on his death).