President Karzai discusses Afghanistan’s economy with presidential runners
The meeting was attended by two presidential runners—Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani—first Vice President, Ministers of Finance, Commerce and Industry, Economy and Deputy Head of the Da Afghanistan Bank.
The officials discussed current economic situation of Afghanistan including topics such as increasing national revenue, curbing smuggling and improving custom services.
They decided that meetings should be held with representatives of donor countries and Afghan investors.
According to the National Solidarity Program Provincial Manager, the projects will be completed with a cost of more than 36,600,000
Funded by Germany, a USD 5mn runway was inaugurated in Kunduz, said Sayed Anwar Sadat, manager at the Kunduz Airport.
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) plans to increase import duties on tissue paper and cardboard box imports in a bid