20:20 - 07/02/2017
Central Bank of Syria, the governor Duraid Dergham on Sunday announced that the bank put up a sheet of class 2000 pounds starting today in Damascus and some provinces. The paper appeared on the image of President Bashar al-Assad for the first time.
He said Dergham according to news agency "SANA" The Bank has for years printing new banknotes Class 50, 100, 200, 500, and 1000 and 2000 pounds, but he preferred due to war conditions and exchange rate fluctuations during which not to put the 2000s class before to make sure that the conditions are appropriate for that .
Dergham pointed out that due to the increased wear banknotes currently in circulation, the bank found that the time is appropriate to put up the millennial category pounds, which has as its predecessors high security features difficult to forge or adulterate and easily distinguishable.
There on the front of the banknote image of a class of President Bashar al-2000s al-Assad, and on the back image of the People's Assembly. The new banknote also features prints embossed paper gives the distinct roughness of which category number and inscriptions and signatures and a sign for the blind at the tip of each view of the banknote.
There is a banknote vertical bar metallic silver with dynamic effects and has write duplicate characters move when the note is tilted, and in view of the strip facing the light shows number 2000.
Dergham pointed out that the harmonization of monetary, financial and economic policy in general, and the stability of the exchange rate for the year and the steadfastness of the Syrian economy in the face of speculators and sanctions summoned from the central work in parallel to find cash solutions represented by issuing the millennial category pounds and replace the damaged groups to deal with the intensity of handling banknotes and the effects of inflation over the past years.
The new paper tied cash about 4 dollars at current exchange rates. The landing of the Syrian currency since the outbreak of the crisis in 2011, from 47 lira against the dollar in 2010 to about 500 pounds for the current $ / .anthy 25 d