Taliban: Govt Officials Salaries Distribution Has Started

Date: Oct 07, 2021, 12:37

The General Directorate of Taliban Affairs says it has begun the process of distributing the salaries of government officials.

The commission, led by Taliban Deputy Prime Minister Abdul Salam Hanifi, has decided to pay the salaries of government officials, the agency said in a statement on Tuesday (October 13th).

The Taliban's administration has cited non-payment of salaries to government employees as one of the remaining problems of the previous government, and has said that the issue has now been resolved.

The statement said: "The Ministry of Finance has started the process of implementing the salaries of the month of Assad in 1400 AD, in the first stage, the employees of the Ministries of Education, Higher Education, Public Health, Taxation, Agriculture and Irrigation and Livestock were given the right of priority.

According to the General Directorate of the Taliban, the first phase of the distribution of salaries in these departments has been completed, and now this process is continuing in all departments.

Mohammad Zarif Mujaddidi, Deputy Director of Human Resources at the General Directorate of Affairs, said that in recent days, most of the employees of this department have received their salaries for the last month.

Dozens of female teachers and health workers have already called for the Taliban government to pay their monthly salaries.

These female teachers and health workers have said that they have not received their monthly salary for three months now and are currently struggling with many problems.

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