English | دری

Afghanistan, Japan sign USD 20mn non-project grant agreement

in Afghan Business

Afghanistan, Japan sign USD 20mn non-project grant agreement

The Japanese government donated USD 20mn aid to the Afghan government in response to the urgent request from the Government of Afghanistan which faces a severe budget crisis.

An agreement to that effect was signed between Acting Foreign Minister Atiqullah Atifmal and Japanese Ambassador to Afghanistan Hiroshi Takahashi.

The aid will help meet the urgent needs of the Afghan government including purchase of oil and gas from foreign countries.

Being Afghanistan’s second major donor, Japan has granted about USD 5bn to various sectors of Afghanistan including construction, capacity building, health, education, agriculture, security and vocational trainings.

Japan also pledged to donate USD 3bn to Afghanistan through 2017 at the Tokyo Conference in July 2012.


Tags assigned to this article:
Hiroshi TakahashiJapan-Afghanistan

Related Articles

Foreign companies must pay their taxes- Afghan House of Representatives

The Afghan House of Representatives has called on the government to collect taxes from foreign companies before they shut down

First USAID Promote scholarships awarded

A group of young Afghan women was selected as the inaugural recipients of the USAID-funded Promote Scholarships program. Five women

Kabul kicks off implementation process of RECCA-VI

Ministry of Foreign Affairs inaugurated the coordination and implementation process of the 6th Regional Economic Cooperation Conference for Afghanistan (RECCA-VI)

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.