|History and Biodata
Background and Names:
Afghan National Fund was formed in May 2020 in compliance to a presidential decree to collect donations and distribute them among vulnerable people. President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai appointed Pamir Patang, brother of Diva Patang, as ANF chief. According to information published by the fund, planning to collect donations from donor communities, attracting and absorbing donations from national and international communities, managing distribution of collected fund, national and regional programs, funding, accurate assessment of aid distribution, equitable distribution of assistance, and identification of the aid are among working terms of the fund.
President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai scraped the body on the suggestion of Administrative Affairs Office and in compliance with the decision of the High Decision Making board on September 18, 2020.
ANF has a modern office on the second floor of a building in the RTA. It has 66 employees, most of them have been working since the past two months, bank accounts are being created for them but they have not yet received their salaries and are facing an unknown fate. RTA has demanded 22 million afghanis budget for salaries of ANF workers for the ongoing year.
Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA) head Ismael Miakhel has expressed his disagreement with the abolishment of Afghanistan National Fund (ANF) and urged President Ashraf Ghani to allow the fund to function until a commission investigates the matter.