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DABS disconnects power supply of powerful, high-profile Afghan officials

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DABS disconnects power supply of powerful, high-profile Afghan officials

DABSDa Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), Afghanistan’s electricity company, has disconnected the power supply of some of the high-rank officials who have not paid their electricity bills.

According to a statement from DABS, 400 individuals have not remitted their electricity bills and are consuming electricity through illegal means.

The statement claims that these individuals are high-ranking officials in the government, former commanders, members of the parliament and warlords.

As per the statement,  more than USD 30mn are overdue from governmental organs.

Afghanistan purchases most of its power supply from Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Iran at an annual cost of USD 240mn.

Currently, the price of electricity in Afghanistan stands at 4.5 AFN per kilowatt.



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