The Ministry of Economy, in response to the approval of the US bill that the interim government does not have access to financial aid, has once again denied claims there is any interference in the aid of the international community to Afghanistan.

Abdul Latif Nazari, Deputy Minister of Economy, emphasized that to reach the goal of helping people in need, this ministry only monitors how it is distributed.

 Nazari told TOLOnews: “The Islamic Emirate only supervises the distribution of aid and the reason is for this aid to not be wasted and so it is distributed to needy people; but the fact that there are some reports related to the involvement of the Islamic Emirate, we completely and strongly reject them.”

The House of Representatives of the United States of America has approved a bill based on which the interior government’s access to foreign aid is prohibited.

Tim Burchett, R-Tenn, Deputy Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the US House of Representatives, said: “Second, it calls for a report on cash assistance programs in Afghanistan that puts the safeguards in place to prevent the Taliban from accessing it, keeping them from getting to the money. Third, it requires a report on the Afghan Fund in the Afghanistan Central Bank and what controls are in place to make sure these funds are not diverted or misused. ”

In the last three years, the United States has provided 2.8 billion dollars to Afghanistan, but several economic experts said that this aid can be effective if they are spent on long-term infrastructure projects.

Mohammad Nabi Afghan, who is knowledgeable about economic issues, said: “No matter how these funds come to Afghanistan, they will be very useful in several of our sectors. First, the entry of the dollar itself is useful. Second, aid has been provided, although most of it has been used for their purposes.”

Abd al-Zhohar, an expert on economic issues, said: “Foreign aid can increase liquidity and money inside Afghanistan, although in the short term. But when aid is reduced or cut off, it can renew the deterioration and economic crisis in Afghanistan.”

Previously, the United States special inspector for the reconstruction of Afghanistan claimed that from August 2021 until now in Afghanistan, America’s partners have paid 10.9 million dollars as taxes, expenses, and funds for water and electricity to the interim government of Afghanistan.

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