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Afghan Parliament rejects 2021 budget

The Afghan Parliament on Wednesday rejected the 2021 fiscal year’s budget, citing “serious problems”. The exclusion of

Afghan Parliament

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  31 Dec 2020 6:55 AM GMT

The Afghan Parliament on Wednesday rejected the 2021 fiscal year's budget, citing "serious problems". The exclusion of 1,131 provincial projects, the allocation of Afs13 billion ($166 million) for the emergency code (an emergency budgetary unit) and the allocation of Afs2 billion ($25.5 million) to the government's Code 91 and 92, also emergency funds, were reasons for concern raised by lawmakers, reports TOLO News. The funds for Code 91 are allocated from the national budget every year. The 2021 fiscal budget was estimated to be a total of 452 billion Afs ($5.8 billion). (IANS)

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