Thumbnail image of new 2,000 pound banknote from Syria.

Syria issues new denomination 2000 pound banknote

The Central Bank of Syria has issued a new high denomination 2,000 pound banknote featuring¬†President Bashar al-Assad, the first time he has appeared on Syrian currency since he assumed office in July 2000. The note is one of several printed years ago, reportedly by Goznak, but, says Central Bank Governor Duraid Durgham, it was delayed…