English | دری

Government owes USD 77mn in power bills to DABS

in Afghan Business

Government owes USD 77mn in power bills to DABS

breshna sherkatGovernment authorities have defaulted on paying Da Afghanistan Breshan Sherkat (DABS) USD 77mn (4bn AFN) in electricity bills.

DABS Marketing Chief Mirwais Alami urged the authorities at a news conference to remit their bills to help generate revenues for the national utility company.

The government has previously owed money to DABS as well. But, according to Mr. Alami, the bill recovery effort in 2012 had been better than in past years.

The official believed the public-sector units — the largest consumers — had been using more electricity than their annual budgetary allocations for the purpose.



Related Articles

WFP begins humanitarian assistance to families fleeing Kunduz fighting

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) is providing food assistance to people displaced by the recent upsurge of fighting

Industries Ministry Awaits Allocation of $35m for Oil Imports

Afghanistan’s Ministry of Finance allocated US$35 million for the country to purchase oil this year, but the Ministry of Commerce

Residents continue illegal coal mining in Samangan province

Residents continue extraction coal illegally from a coalmine in Gola area of Samangan province and taking them for domestic use.

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Your e-mail address will not be published.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.