Vote count delay results in lower Afghan national revenue
“Economic problems are inevitable if our government does not tackle the national revenue issue and fail to pay salaries of its employees,” said Azim Mohseni, Deputy of the Financial and Budget Commission at the House of Representatives.
Corruption in customs and mismanagement of national revenues were attributed to the decay in Afghanistan’s national revenue.
The Afghan government is currently facing a 21bn AFN decrease in the government development budget and about 10mn AFN decrease in revenue.
In the meantime, Ministry of Finance (MoF) spokesperson Abdul Qader Jelani linked the decrease in revenue to the prolonged election process.
The Pajhwok Afghan News reports the reopening of 33 schools in Garamser district of Helmand province that were shut down
On a working visit to Turkmenistan, Afghan Commerce and Industries Minister Mohammad Shaker Kargar met with Turkmen Foreign Affairs Minister