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President scraps Afghanistan Nation Fund

President scraps Afghanistan Nation Fund

Sep 17, 2020 - 19:13

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has abolished the Afghanistaninfo-icon Nation Fund (ANF), according to a statement on Thursday.

ANF was formed in May in compliance to presidential decree to collect donation and distribute them among vulnerable people.

It was created under the framework of Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA) with 42 million Afghani budget approved by the president.

Ghani appointed Pamir Patang, brother of Diva Patang as the head of the ANF.

According to a well-placed source the ART demanded 22 million afghani budget for the salaries of the ANF workers for ongoing year.

According to the source the ANF was created during the outbreak of coronavirus and it remained a common practice in other nation during emergency situation.

The abolishment of the ANF comes after it did not met legal grounds and the establishment of such a body was in violation with the contemporary laws of the state.



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