Meshrano Jirga (Upper House) Approves Draft Budget for FY-1398

Nov 25, 2018: The members of Meshrano Jirga (senators) approved draft budget for FY-1398 by majority of vote.

Ministry of Finance has presented draft budget for FY-1398 to Meshrano Jirga dated Oct 31, 2018. The honorable senators approved the document after sharing their comments and suggestion with Ministry of Finance.

The total amount of the national budget for FY-1398 is 399 billion Afghani making up 275 billion Afghani ordinary budget and 124billion AFs development budget.

The budget for FY-1398 provides a precise information about allocation of resources in different sectors and domestic and foreign revenues in a detailed form considering international standards.

H.E. Dr. Mohammad Humayon Qayoumi, Acting Minister of Finance and Chief Advisor on Infrastructure to H.E. the President, thanked senators for timely confirmation of draft budget for FY-1398 to be submitted to MPs in Wolesi Jirga for approval in accordance with Article 98 of Constitution.