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Ghani Rescinds Order to Divide Finance Ministry

Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal, acting finance minister, in a conference on Monday said that the president issued a new decree that no directorates of the Finance Ministry will be separated from the ministry.

Recently President Ghani in a decree divided the ministry into three separate directorates.

This decision of President provoked strong criticism from inside and outside the country.

“At our request, the president issued an order that no part of the Ministry of Finance would be separated,” said Arghandiwal.

The original decree would have divided the ministry into the office of revenues and customs, the office of the treasury, and the finance administration.

“Governance is based on belief and trust, and these kinds of decisions are often based on mistrust,” said Sayed Qeyas Sayedi, a university professor.

The officials of the Ministry of Finance in this meeting consider the spread of the coronavirus as a concern for the implementation of

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