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As prescribed in AI 5132.1110-100(b), insert clause 5152.232-5900, Payment in Local Currency, in all contracts and purchase orders executed in Afghanistan to a host nation (local) firm.
PAYMENT IN LOCAL CURRENCY (DEC 2011)
(a) Pursuant to the authority of USCENTCOM FRAGO’s 09-1567 and 10-143 this contract is awarded in Afghani (local currency), if awarded to a host nation vendor. The contractor will receive payment in local currency via Electronic Funds Transfer to a local (Afghan) banking institution.
(b) By exception, the following forms of payment are acceptable when EFT using ITS.gov is determined not available by the local finance office, in order of priority.
(1) EFT using Limited Depository Account (LDA)
(2) Check from the local finance office LDA
(3) Local currency cash payments (must be approved in writing by the local finance office and contracting office prior to contract/purchase order award). Payments in cash are restricted to contracts/purchase orders when the vendor provides proof via a letter from the host nation banking institution that it is not EFT capable and validated by the local finance office that the vendor’s banking institution is not EFT capable. Cash payments will be made in Afghani.