Mon, Sep

Minister of Finance Participates in Hearing Session of Wolesi Jirga


H.E. Eklil Hakimi, Minister of Finance participated in Hearing Session of Wolesi Jirga to present the recent achievements of Ministry of Finance.


In this session I provided the MPs information about Afghanistan’s membership in Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the Bank's support of 10 major infrastructure projects, World Bank/ IMF annual meeting in Washington D.C., ANA Trust Fund, Islamic Development Bank (IDB) meeting in Saudi Arabia, sidelines meetings of his last trips to China, USA, Belgium and Saudi Arabia, Joint Coordination & Monitoring Board (JCMB) meetings and 31 percent usage of development budget of Ministry of Finance.
He told the participants that the target revenue for FY 1396 was 153 billion Afs which 65.2 billion Afs of that amount is collected until now. Comparing the last year, it shows 2 percent increase.