Fri, Sep

Wolesi Jirga approves the 1396 Financial Year National Budget


Afghanistan’s Wolesi Jirga (Parliament) in a session today unanimously approved the budget for F-Y 1396.

Ekilil Hakimi, the Minister of Finance praised members of parliament for approving the F-Y 1396 budget after a careful consideration to the national interest and current situation of Afghanistan.

Minister of Finance asked all budget units to make effective usage of budget with all their potential and facilities on-time for benefit of the country.

The national budget for F-Y -1396 is 429 billion AFs. From the respective amount, 268.4 billion AFs has been allocated for ordinary budget, while 161 billion AFs for development budget and prepared in consideration with current limitations, implementation of national projects, balance between expenses and incomes and based on possibilities, commitments of donors and completion of projects.

The 1396 FY budget is funded 38% from national resources and remained from donor assistance. The national resources were 30% in the last year national budget.