By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: Chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the cabinet meeting was held Tuesday afternoon at Chahar Chinar Palace.
In the meeting, the country’s President first offered condolence and sympathy to the family of the country’s education on the demise of Dr. Asadullah Hanif Balkhi, former minister of education, wished him paradise and patience to the remained.
Afterwards, based on the meeting agenda, acting minister of finance presented the cabinet the national budget draft for 1399 fiscal year and the cabinet approved the draft in principe after overall discussion and the ministry of finance was tasked to review and finalize the draft in consideration to prioritization of key development projects of government ministries and institutions.
Afterwards, acting minister of finance and minister of justice by delivering the regulation draft on increased values to the meeting said the draft was aimed to include issues as management of ways for implementation of articles of law on value’s taxes, increasing incomes and strengthening the finance basis of the country and observing international taxing models. After overall discussion, the cabinet approved the draft and the ministry of finance was tasked to finalize the draft in close coordination with the ministry of justice.