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Afghan Ministry of Finance to pay USD 60mn for weaponry repairs

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Afghan Ministry of Finance to pay USD 60mn for weaponry repairs

national security councilThe Ministry of Finance has been ordered to arrange USD 60mn for repairs of heavy weaponry and armored vehicles, according to a statement from the Presidential Palace.

Chief of Army Staff Gen. Sher Mohammad Karimi presented a report on the weapons and vehicles in the defense ministry’s depots at a meeting of the Afghanistan National Security Council (NSC) on Sunday, chaired by President Hamid Karzai.

The statement said the Council directed the defense ministry to take immediate steps, using its own resources, to refurbish the weaponry.

The finance ministry was asked to pay the defense ministry USD 60mn for the task. The repairs have to be completed in a year.



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