Afghanistan mining revenue reaches 6bn AFN

in Afghan Business

Afghanistan mining revenue reaches 6bn AFN

The Afghan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) has recorded over 6 billion Afghanis in revenue this year, showing a considerable increase over 2016.

According to MoMP spokesperson Abdul Qadir Motafi, in 2016 the total revenue had reached 4.7 billion Afghanis.

Transparency improvement in revenue collection is cited as the main reason behind the significant hike in mining revenue.

The Ministry established a new registration (data) center this year to ensure transparency in revenue collection.

However, illegal mining continues to be a major threat to the country’s mining sector.

As many as 2000 sites are currently being excavated illegally, in particularly sites in Taliban-controlled areas like Helmand, Nangarhar, Badakhshan and several other provinces.



Related Articles

Land usurpation hinders implementation of Kabul city’s master plan

Powerful individuals have reportedly been involved in usurping lands over the past decade, and minimal efforts have been made to

U.S. government supports Afghan educators and future leaders

Minister of Higher Education Dr. Farida Momand announced a new advanced degree program at Shaheed Rabbani Education University that will

Afghanistan, Pakistan to join a venture in the field of higher education

Afghanistan and Pakistan officials have agreed on collaborating in the field of higher education by embarking on a joint venture,

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.

cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china