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PublishDate: Monday, October 4, 2021 13:04

Afghanistan will lose electricity if debts not paid off: former officials

The Wall Street Journal has quoted a number of former officials of De Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS)- electricity firm of Afghanistan- that if the central Asian countries are not paid their money, Afghanistan may not have electricity in the upcoming winter season.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_ is currently importing 80% of its from countries and supplies 20% inside the country.

The Wall Street Journal has quoted the former head of DABAS, Daoud as saying that Afghanistan is currently having its worst days and some provinces including the Afghan capital will go dark if electricity cuts.

As per information, DABS owes the central Asian countries up to $90 million that are not paid for months.

Noorzai has told the journal that has %40 million when he was head and the former officials wanted to take the money out of the country who were not let to.

Sources have told the journal that the would likely spend the amount of money in other areas rather than in paying the bills of electricity.

Afghanistan is importing its electricity from Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, , and Iran which costs the country $300 million per year.

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