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Declining foreign aid shrinks Afghan ministries’ budgets

The Senate summoned Finance Minister Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal to confer on the government’s budget draft for next year. Minister Zakhilwal said the budget of a number of ministries would be lower in 2014 than in the past due to

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Declining foreign aid shrinks Afghan ministries' budgets

The Senate summoned Finance Minister Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal to confer on the government’s budget draft for next year. Minister Zakhilwal said the budget of a number of ministries would be lower in 2014 than in the past due to

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House of Representatives rejects the draft budget

The Wolesi Jirga or the House of the Representatives rejected the draft budget amid complaints that the approval process was always inordinately delayed, creating hurdles to optimum utilization of funds. After the Senate’s approval of the budget, Finance Minister Omar

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Energy and Water Minister Impeachment scheduled for Monday

Over 50% of the House of Representatives have voted in favor of the removal of Mohammad Ismail Khan, the Minister of Energy and Water. “Fifty-five MPs sent their signatures to the Administrative Office. The subject was discussed in a meeting…

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Proposed budget presented to the House of Representatives

After the Senate’s approval of the budget, Finance Minister Omar Zakhilwal presented the draft budget for the next fiscal year, beginning on 21 December, to Wolesi Jirga or the House of the Representatives. Minister Zakhilwal explained that 70% of the

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House of Representatives rejects the proposed development budget for next year

Reduction in the development budget has been a major issue for implementation of development projects in the country. Some of the House Representatives rejected the budget proposed to them on Wednesday and said the reason for reduction in the development

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Afghan budget for next year presented to the Senate

The draft for next year’s budget, with a total outlay of 366.2bn AFN, was submitted to the Senate for debate on Tuesday. According to the Constitution, the state budget and development plan of the government are submitted through the Meshrano

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Afghanistan’s Assembly Rejected 1391 Budget Plan

Afghanistan’s House of Representatives has declined the budget for fiscal year 1391 due to “imbalances” in the budget.  The budget has disregarded allocations for the development of different provinces of Afghanistan, according to the members of the House. Moreover, adequate

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Afghanistan's Assembly Rejected 1391 Budget Plan

Afghanistan’s House of Representatives has declined the budget for fiscal year 1391 due to “imbalances” in the budget.  The budget has disregarded allocations for the development of different provinces of Afghanistan, according to the members of the House. Moreover, adequate

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