Press Release over Approval of 1398 Mid-Year Budget and declaring support for holding timely Presidential Elections by the Lower House of the Parliament

 The Lower House of the Parliament approved today the 1398 mid-year budget after detailed and precise discussions, taking into account the amendments proposed by the government.

Having a deep understating of their crucial roles before the nation, the esteemed members of the Lower House issued an enactment and declared support for holding upcoming presidential elections in a timely fashion.

President Ashraf Ghani expressed satisfaction over the promising and constructive efforts of the Lower House for ensuring rule of law and democratic values and establishing a constitution-based government. He also recognized the administrative delegations as well as members of the both houses of the National Assembly for their active role and wished them further success and achievements in their upcoming national responsibilities.