Afghans want economic turnaround after polls

Despite a half billion budget shortfall, many are hopeful the economy will improve with new government in place.

    Afghanistan’s finance minister is in the United States, where he is looking to get financial support from international lenders.

    A six month-long election dispute has left a half billion dollar hole in Afghanistan's finances.

    But with a new president in office, many are hopeful the economy will improve.

    Al Jazeera's Jennifer Glasse reports from Kabul.
     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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