I quit due to my Personal Issues: Eklil Hakimi
Finance minister resigned from his position due to his “Personal Issues”. Eklil Hakimi, resigned Tuesday noon, where he announced his decision in a press conference and stated that he has quit his job. Eklil Hakimi said that he has taken this decision without any force or interruption. Meanwhile, Eklil Hakimi believes that 2024 is a crucial year for Afghanistan, same as 2014; since Afghanistan has to become a self-sufficient country until that time.
Eklil Hakimi has also worked as Deputy of Foreign Ministry, Afghan Ambassador in USA and China before becoming the Finance Minister. Hakimi was introduced by Presidential Palace to the Lower house of Parliament in 2017 and got approval of MPs as the Minister of Finance. He is considered to be one of the most promising Ministers to the Presidential Palace.