MCIT’s senior officials introduced to AGO over allegations of corruption
Speaking at a press conference in Kabul, Shershah Nawabi, spokesperson
for the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), said that
several senior officials of the ministry have been introduced to the Attorney’s
General Office (AGO) over charges of corruption.
According to Nawabi, the officials were accused of document
forgery in Procurement and Installation of Hardware for National Internet
Exchange of Afghanistan (NIXA) 2 project worth about AFN 15 million.
He, however, avoided to disclose the identity the officials,
arguing that he was not allowed to disclose it until the culprits were sentenced
National Internet Exchange of Afghanistan (NIXA) is a
project that links internet services in a system.
On the other hand, Nawabi said that the illegal distribution
of around 20,000 Sallam SIM cards in the market was impeded. He added that the
culprits were introduced to the AGO.