Brussels Conference on Afghanistan: The European Union announces financial assistance to support reforms in Afghanistan
EU News 322/2016
Brussels, 4 October 2016
The European Commission has announced new financial assistance to the Afghan Government in the form of a State-building contract. Through State-building contracts, the European Union provides direct budget support to countries in fragile and transitional situations.
The signing ceremony of the State-building contract took place today at the margins of the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan. The agreement was signed by the Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, and the Afghan Minister of Finance, Eklil Ahmad Hakimi in the presence of President Ashraf Ghani.
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