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Piastre

1. The name of the subdivision equal to 1/100 of several currencies. Examples include the Egyptian pound and the Lebanese pound.

2. See: Ottoman piastre.
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According to the company, customers can now benefit from a new fixed tariff that can be as low as one piaster per minute, validity period of up to one year, and many other features and benefits.
The new offers include the option to nominate one contact as a "Kilmatain" partner to whom calls can be made from one piaster per minute and an off-peak offer for half a piaster per minute between midnight and 8:00 am.
dollar exchange rate kept steadily going down, losing 1 piaster for both buying and selling in Tuesday's morning banking transactions.
A number of the agency's board members suggested buying the electricity produced from waste at about 135 piasters, similar to the zero to 1,000 kW consumption segment.
They said that a rise in the supply of dollars has pushed its exchange rate down against the Egyptian pound with an average of 5 piasters.
When you are calling with one pound, out of that one pound, you have got 10 piasters that goes to the Ministry of Finance.
The dealers also requested that the trading range within which they can buy or sell dollars be doubled to 10 piasters from the official rate, El Abiad said in an interview.
They also want the trading range within which they can buy or sell dollars to be doubled to 10 piasters from the official rate.
Egypt's central bank widened the band in which banks can trade dollars to 10 piasters above or below the official rate, up from 3 piasters, bankers said on Thursday, prompting the lenders' dollar rates to fall to their weakest ever levels.
According to Ayoub, he would pay LL4 or LL5 for the trip, while a cinema ticket would cost 75 piasters, or 150 piasters if you wanted to be on the balcony, from where guys would look at the girls from afar.
The company will donate five piasters on every segment booked on Amadeus Selling Platform during the month.
Consequently, in 1841 the RAC found it expedient to sell Fort Ross and the surrounding fields to John Sutter for 30,000 piasters.