Statement of the Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs Office regarding the recent report of the World Bank on the economic situation of Afghanistan!
The Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs Office welcomes all the positive and factual points of the recent report published by the World Bank on the economic situation of Afghanistan and sees this as a clear indication of Afghanistan's actual economic development and mobility. According to this report, the cost of food and fuel products has dropped, the value of Afghani against other currencies has remained stable, the volume of exports has increased significantly, the salaries of the government employees have been paid on time, and there has been a significant increase in revenues level. The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan believes that if the current restrictions on Afghanistan's banking sector are lifted and the frozen assets of Afghans are released, the economic situation of the country will take faster steps towards improvement and stability, and the burden on the international community will be lessened. The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan calls on all the international organizations to raise awareness of the real situation in Afghanistan by pointing out the advancements made in Afghanistan, particularly in the economic sphere. The Islamic Emirate urges all international aid agencies and organizations to finance development initiatives in Afghanistan that will lower unemployment and improve the country's economic status. In a similar vein, the Islamic Emirate calls on the World Bank to complete the projects funded by this organization but were put on hold after the re-establishment of the Islamic Emirate, in addition to providing such factual information about Afghanistan.
The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan
Office of the Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs