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Kabul municipality’s revenue up by 33pc

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Kabul municipality’s revenue up by 33pc

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The Kabul Municipality’s revenue reached 2.5 billion afghanis ($ 48.6 million) during the first nine months of the current Afghan calendar year, showing a 33 percent hike, an official said on Thursday.

In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Kabul Mayor Mohammad Yunus Nawandesh said the revenue came from fines, taxes, rent of properties and other services.

He said the municipality income in the first nine months of last year stood at 1.8 billion afs and the whole year at 2.9 billion afs. He hoped the revenue would soar to 3 billion afs by the end of the year.

According to Nawandesh, enhanced workers’ capacity, better equipment, introduction of new technology and amendments to the relevant law contributed to the revenue increase.

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