$60m donated to Afghan govt
Abdul Raouf Zia, a spokesman of the World Bank in Kabul, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the donation, facilitated by the World Bank, was contributed to the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF) by 32 different donors.
The money would be spent on capacity building of government servants and framing new policies as well as monitoring, Ministry of Finance spokesman Aziz Shams told Pajhwok Afghan News.
An agreement to the effect was signed between Minister of Finance Hazrat Umar Zakhilwal and World Bank Country Director for Afghanistan Nicholas Krafft.
The assistance, which would resolve the government's financial problems, would be spent over the next three years, Shams said.
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