A pilot phase of the mobile salary payment scheme started six months ago in Parwan, Nangarhar and Kandahar provinces.
BAZAR: Teachers To Get Salaries Via Mobile Phones
The Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology signed contracts for mobile phone salary payments of 119,000 teachers with two telecommunication companies in Kabul on Tuesday.
The contract for monthly salaries of 43,000 teachers from Kabul was signed with Afghan Wireless and another contract for 76,000 teachers from Herat, Balkh, Paktia, Badakhshan, Laghman and Khost provinces was signed with Roshan.
The process has proven successful and is now being expanded, said the acting education minister Mirwais Balkhi.
In this episode of the program, host Zarmina Mohammadi discusses the topic with Musafirshah Khorasani, economic analyst.