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Developing telecom sector govt’s priority: Ghani

Developing telecom sector govt’s priority: Ghani

Apr 14, 2015 - 21:13

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday said further developing the telecommunications sector in Afghanistaninfo-icon was his government’s top priority and directed the Ministry of Finance to address concerns of telecom companies about taxes.

The president expressed these views at a meeting with the directors of Afghan Telecom, Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC), Roshan, Multinational Telecommunication Network (MTN), and Etisalat, a statement from Presidential Palace said.

Ghani listened to their problems concerning taxes and asked the finance minister to hold a meeting with them and address their complaints.

“The development of telecommunications sector is the government’s priority,” said President Ghani, adding that the government would provide all facilities the sector needed.



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