16 projects offered to Dubai-based investors: MoF

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Tuesday announced offering 16 development projects of public-private partnership to Dubai-based Afghan and foreign investors. The Finance Ministry in a statement said it offered these projects to...

Nearly 99b afs revenue collected this fiscal year

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Tuesday announced collecting more than 98.9 billion afghanis revenue in the current fiscal year, with more than five billion afghanis between the third and the 16th of this month. In a statement, the...

Afghan deaths in Turkey being investigated

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday said investigations were being into the Afghan refugees’ deaths after two boats capsized in Turkey. Reports say around 80 migrants, including a number of Afghans, were aboard...

68 MoF officials put on exit-control list

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has announced putting 68 customs officials at the Ministry of Finance (MoF), including three deputy ministers, on the exit-control list (ECL). Pajhwok Afghan News has received a copy of the letter containing...

$300m in foreign aid promised for poor Afghans, MPs told

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Finance on Wednesday said the World Bank and the international community had pledged $300 million in assistance to the Afghans in need amid Covid-19 crisis. Acting finance minister Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal on Wednesday...

MoF offers key posts to open competition after years

کابل (پژواک، ۲۰ غبرګولی ۹۹ ) : مالیې وزارت وایي، چې یو شمېرلومړی او دویم بستونه د ازاد رقابت له لارې د استخدام لپاره په رسمي توګه د ادارې اصلاحاتو او ملکي خدمتونو خپلواک کمېسیون ته استول شوي دي.

High-level MoF appointments raise eyebrows

KABUL (Pajhwok): The chairman of the Ministry of Finance Tax Dispute Resolution Board (TDRB) has been appointed illegally, with some lawmakers claiming that jobs at the ministry are being doled out on the basis of what they call a deal.

MoF gives medical firms 2-month tax relief

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Sunday announced relief in taxes for medical firms in order to battle the coronavirus in the country. In a joint statement, the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Investment (ACCI) and the Ministry...

Move to trifurcate MoF comes under fire

KABUL (Pajhwok): A watchdog has vehemently denounced President Ashraf Ghani’s decision on trifurcation of the Ministry of Finance (MoF), warning the move will create problems. In line with the presidential proposal, the ministry will nr split into...

Foreign Ministry makes new appointments

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoF) in statement issued on Wednesday announced making some new appointments. A MoF statement said former National Security Council (NSC) advisor Suliman Kakar has been appointed as Afghanistan...

428b afghanis national budget draft lands in Senate

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Sunday presented the national budget document for fiscal year 1399 with a total outlay of 428 billion afghanis before the Meshrano Jirga for approval. Deputy Finance Minister Zahid Hamdard appeared...

Reforms aimed benefitting from Afghanistan geopolitics: MoFA

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Saturday said multifaceted reforms have been underway in the ministry to take maximum advantage of Afghanistan ’s geopolitical location in regional connectivity for trade. MoFA spokesman Garan...

Revenue to reach 200b afs until year’s end: MoF

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Sunday said 11 billion afghanis more revenue was collected this year compared to last year.

160b afs revenue collected in 11 months: MoF

KABUL (Pajhwok): The government has collected about 160 billion afghanis in revenue over the past 11 months of the current solar year , showing more than 10 percent increase over the same period last year. In a statement, the Ministry of Finance...

US-Taliban peace talks likely to resume: MoF

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoF) on Wednesday said peace negotiations between the Taliban and the US could possibly resume. MoF spokesman Sibghatullah Ahmadi was speaking at a press conference in Kabul two weeks after US...

$325 million grant agreement signed with World Bank

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Finance and the World Bank on Wednesday signed a grant agreement worth $325 million to support economic empowerment, service delivery and institutional reforms in Afghanistan The agreement was signed between acting...

Missing from Cabinet meetings, Rabbani spotted in JIA huddles

Kabul (Pajhwok): Acting Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani has not visited his ministry for the past 20 days and has been busy with election related matters of his Jamiat-i-Islami Afghanistan (JIA) party, a source said on Sunday. An official at the...

399bn afghanis considered for next year budget: MoF

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Wednesday it would present the 1398 fiscal year’s draft budget before the parliament on November 6.

MoU signed on transparency in US funds for Afghan forces

KABUL (Pajhwok): A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed to create transparency in the Afghan security forces funding provided by the United States, the Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday, Eklil Hakimi, minister of finance and Robin L...

MoF launches online service for large taxpayers

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Wednesday launched an online tax payment system for big taxpayers to prevent corruption and time waste. Abdul Habib Zadran, the Revenue Department Director General at MoF, told the online system’s...