moneyThe Ministry of Finance has announced a four percent increase in government financial income in the first quarter of this year compared to the first quarter of last year.

Officials at the Ministry of Finance say the target for the first quarter was set at 24.26 billion Afghanis but now 24.47 billion Afghanis have been collected at the treasury which shows an increase of 21 million Afghanis.

As per the information provided by the Ministry of Finance, the income of the custom departments also show an increase by 9.9 percent in the first quarter of this year compared to the income of the first quarter of last year.

11.656 billion Afghanis have come to the treasury in the first quarter of this year which shows 9.9 percent increase to that of the first quarter of last year.

Officials said the first quarter shows an increase by four percent in the government financial income and the target of 120.4 billion Afghanis that is set for this year can be easily accomplished.

According to the Ministry of Finance if the trend continues to maintain the government financial income will cross the limit set for this year.