UK announces its 15 million pound for democracy, liberty in Afghanistan

(Last Updated On: June 19, 2016)


UK Minister of State for International Development Rt Hon Desmond Swayne despite of announcing 15 million pound for Afghanistan, declaring Warsa summit a key opportunity for Afghanistan to gain the regular supports of the International countries.

He has also talked about the 70 million pound for improving of the Afghanistan National Security forces up to 2021, saying efforts are underway to extend the 100 million pound for development programs in Afghanistan up to 2023.

Meanwhile Minister of Finance Iklil Hakimi has expressed his optimism over the supports.

UK Minister of State for International Development Rt Hon Desmond Swayne said,” I m delighted to be able to announce today a new investment climate reform program, we are going to implement through harakat some 15 million pounds up to 2020 with potential extension, 2023, depend it on how its performed.”

“ We are so delighted to see UK is supporting Afghanistan stance, so that the aids is being consumed through Government budgeting system, we are accountable for a transparent results, the following aids are spent away from corruption Minister of Finance Iklil Hakimi said,”

UK Minister of State for International Development Rt Hon Desmond Swayne urged Warsa summit is the key opportunity for Afghanistan Government to gain the International regular supports.

He said,“These are our opportunity to demonstrate our enduring support for Afghanistan, we have put blood and treasure into Afghanistan on fight for democracy, liberty and prosperity.”

Minister of Finance Iklil Hakimi said,” We have achieved significant progress to get ready for the following summit, our preparation tells us that we will have remarkable summit with full hands.”

In Warsa Summit all the International community who are providing financial supports for Afghanistan will gather and after hearing achievements from Afghan Government, they will continue to their regular financial supports for Afghanistan provided that the Afghan Government fulfilled the commitments.

Reported by Fahim Noori

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