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Minister Qayoumi chairs review meeting on WB funded projects

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KABUL: The overview meeting on development projects funded by the World Bank chaired by Mohammad Humayon Qayoumi, Acting Minister of Finance and Chief Advisor on Infrastructure to the President here yesterday, a statement from the Ministry said.
Ministers of Communications & Information Technology, Rural Rehabilitations & Development, Acting Ministers of Energy & Water, Higher Education, Deputy Minister of Education, Head of Technical Training Department, Head of Afghanistan Railway Department, representatives of Municipalities, Independent Administrative Reforms and Civil Services Commission, Ministry of Urban Development & Housing and Land Authority, Ministry of Public Health and other departments receiving assistance from the World Bank for Development Projects have participated in the event, the statement added.
In the meeting, ministries and independent agencies discussed problems they faced in implementation of their development projects while emphasizing on solution and effectiveness of the projects
“Ministries and Independent Agencies, after receiving the assistances should spend them on the productive projects which generate revenue for the government,” minister Qayoumi said.
“By implementing these projects in revenue-generating areas, we can gradually get to economic self-reliance and sustainable economic growth,” he added as quoted in the statement. At the end, it was decided that the projects funded by the World Bank, should be reviewed quarterly in order to speed up the projects progress, the statement concluded.
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