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The Mandate of Ministry of Communication and IT (MCIT) is to Provide high Quality Communication, IT and Postal Services for the Afghan People at Affordable prices. The Ministry has been Actively Advocating for a Positive change in the Society by Connecting the Afghan People to Knowledge and Resources, which will enable them to Improve the quality of their lives. The Afghan Government aims to establish a stable and Democratic Political Environment, rule of law, and a Favorable Regulatory Environment for Business.


The vision of the Ministry of Communication and IT is to transform Afghanistan into Information Society.

Priorities of MCIT for the next three years:

. To deliver the Telecom and IT services to remote areas throughout the country
. To supply high speed internet to the people in Afghanistan
. To design, develop and deploy the technical platform of the National Identity Card (NID) and provide technical assistance to the Ministry of Interior (MoI) on the successful implementation of project"
. To extend the fiber optic network in the country
. To replace the existing analogue television (TV) broadcasting systems by digital TV broadcasting systems in the country and tighten regulations for broadcasting companies
. To enhance the capacity of the Afghan government by introducing the concept of e-Government and encourage all the ministries to integrate ICT within their main work
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Recent achievements of MCIT

  • . Arranging and completing E-government Strategy
  • . Completion Draft of National Strategy for Cyber Security
  • . Extension 44000 line of Digital Phones in Ahmadshah Baba Maina and Shahrak Omidsabz Towns in Kabul, Aino Town in Kandahar Province, Shindand District of Hirat and in Lashkargah City of Hilmand province.
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Telecom Statistics End of First Quarter 2018
GSM Subscribers 33,110,117
GSM Active Subscribers 20,851,325
3G Services Subscribers 5,715,683
CDMA Subscribers 57,362
Fixed Telephone Lines 119,978
Investments in Afs 164,149,749,427.49
Telecom Base Stations 6,518
Population Coverage Over 89%

MCIT's Revenue until the end of July 2018
MCIT's Normal Revenues 510,748,031
10% Revenues 2,370,310,287



MCIT-Related Institutions

Asan Khedmat Afghan Telecom Afghan Post ICTI APRA