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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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The US dollar lost two piasters in the Egyptian National Bank and the Suez Canal Bank, recording EGP 16.71 for buying and EGP 16.81 for sale.
Previously, the cabinet announced a preliminary purchasing tariff of waste-to-energy at 92 piasters per kW/h, which investors and experts considered very low compared with the technology and huge investments of such projects.
She agrees to be paid four hundred piasters for Grusha to marry her dying son.
"When you are calling with one pound, out of that one pound, you have got 10 piasters that goes to the Ministry of Finance.
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.
The company will donate five piasters on every segment booked on Amadeus Selling Platform during the month.
The government is committed to improving the condition of the subsidized loaf of bread which is sold at 5 piasters, Abdel-Khaleq told MENA.
Orange customers can watch Ramadan series one day prior to its screening for 20 piasters per programme requested.
The agreement will allow both parties to provide international and roaming calls between the two companies with preferred tariffs.Through this agreement, both Orange Mobile and Wataniya Mobile subscribers will be able to pay a clear and simple unified tariff of 12 piasters a minute for calling internationally, roaming and receiving calls between Jordan and Palestine.
We play monocle and the long creep of official war literature marls our brains, goat-holes filled with shiny piasters. Cadence is the Lord's evidence, Treenie says.
Main operators Mobinil and Vodafone Egypt have offered customers phone calls as cheap as five piasters (one cent) a minute during Ramadan, which ends by September 20.