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Government slammed for lack of balance in next fiscal year’s budget

Members of the Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG)protested against the national budget for the fiscal year 1396 and called for it to be revoked by the Wolesi Jirga or lower house of the parliament. This comes as the Afghan

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A 6% increase in National budget for upcoming Afghan fiscal year

Afghan Finance Ministry has submitted the draft national budget with a total outlay of 461.8bn AFN for the upcoming fiscal year to the Senate for approval. Addressing the Senate, Finance Minister Eklil Hakimi said the upcoming budget was 6% higher

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Afghan parliament approves draft national budget

Afghanistan’s Lower House of the Parliament, the Wolesi Jerga, approved the much-awaited national draft budget after it was revised by the Ministry of Finance. The lawmakers rejected the budget for the current fiscal year, which begun on 22nd December 2014,

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Afghan lawmakers unanimously reject draft national budget

Afghanistan has entered the new fiscal year but without a national budget. The lawmakers unanimously rejected the draft national budget for the year 2015, calling it unbalanced and unjustified. Around 458.8bn AFN is estimated for the new fiscal year’s budget,

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Vote count delay results in lower Afghan national revenue

The House of Representatives expressed concerns over the decline in the national revenue, fearing the government would not be able to pay the salaries of the government employees. “Economic problems are inevitable if our government does not tackle the national

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The state of Afghanistan’s national finances

Many reports have been circulating during the last few days about the state of public finance in Afghanistan. Based on empirical guesses of incomplete information, these reports contribute to the uncertainty of the political landscape in Afghanistan. To provide a

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Transparency in Afghanistan’s national budget goes up from 21% to 59%

Deputy Finance Minister Mustafa Mastoor announced Saturday that transparency in the national budget has improved by 38% (from 21% to 59%). According to The Asia Foundation, the just-released Open Budget Survey 2012 has ranked Afghanistan as the second greatest improver

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Finance Ministry Adds US$4m To National Budget

Afghanistan’s Ministry of Finance has redrafted the federal budget for the new year 1391 with an increase of 200 million Afghani (US$4.15 million) after the previous draft was rejected by Parliament two weeks ago. Ministry of Finance spokesman Aziz Shams

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