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Govt Spokesmen: Exportation Increased, 1395 Full of Achievements

(Last Updated On: March 12, 2017)

1As Afghans express concern over growing poverty and unemployment, government spokesmen claim the year 1395 was full of achievements.
A spokesman for Ministry of Commerce and Industries on Saturday said exporting of Afghanistan’s goods have increased about 30 percent this year.

Ministry of Commerce and Industry Spokesman Musafir Qoqandi said, “in the past the commodities used to arrive in Afghanistan in 90 days but now it will come from China to Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and then to Afghanistan in 9 or 11 days.”

Meanwhile officials in Ministry of Finance said after six months of evaluation, International Monetary Fund from committed $45 million has presented $ 6million to Ministry of Finance.

Ministry of Finance Spokesman Ajmal Hameed Abdul Rahimzai said, “We will use the money on Good Governance, Education, Water and Energy, in general it will be used to improve the economy sector in Afghanistan.”

Amid officials in Ministry of Economy declared the economy grew better comparing to last year.

Ministry of Economy Spokesman Suhrab Bahman said, “Evaluation and reporting system is in place, reporting from the ongoing projects is done by one single Institution, that means all the sectors can see the reports how many projects implemented in one state of the Afghanistan.”

The optimism comes after poverty and unemployment increased unprecedentedly in the country since the National Unity Government runs the Government.

Reported by: Lida Naizi

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