manat manat

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the basic unit of money in Turkmenistan
  2. (n) the basic unit of money in Azerbaijan

News

  • Could a Broom Prove Mightier Than the Pen in Azerbaijan?

    Corruption-busting Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova is now facing possible jail time after rejecting a change in punishment for participating in an unsanctioned anti-government rally in Baku earlier this year. Insisting that Azerbaijanis have the right to assemble and express their views, Ismayilova had refused to pay the 400-manat (roughly $510) fine for taking part in the gathering ...
    on July 18, 2013     Source: EurasiaNet

Quotes

  • "This decision [to lift the ban] is aimed at...... creating favourable conditions for a gradual shift to a single exchange rate for the manat, as well as increasing foreign economic activity and attracting foreign investment," Mr Berdymukhamedov...
    on Jan 2, 2008 By: Gurbanguli Berdymukhamedov Source: BBC News

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