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MoF’s Recent Achievements Shared With Media

Ajmal Hameed Abdulrahimzai, PR director and spokesperson of Ministry of Finance shared the recent achievements of his ministry with media during a press conference in Government Media & Information Center (GMIC).
During this press conference, Abdulrahimzai said: “Ministry of Finance received $189mln incentive fund via Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF) for reforms in its five key sections (income resources, organizational reforms, tax management, aid effectiveness and provincial budgeting) on June 12. This fund would be spent in development projects via National budget considering the priorities.” He added the mentioned funds, includes US $900 million that the World Bank donated to the ministry of finance within three years (2016-2018) from in return to bring reforms and $550mln of that amount is received until now. Abdulrahimzai provided information about Afghanistan’s membership in Afghanistan Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), revenue collection this year, development budget expenditures, recent achievements of Minister of Finance during his trip to China and Saudi Arabia, the first successful review of IMF’s three year program and some other important subjects. He also gave information about Minister’s trip to Korea, Azerbaijan and Georgia for boosting business affairs, the Azure way, regional cooperation and Asan Khedmat administration. At the end, questions were answered.

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