Welcome to the Ministry of Communications & IT Website

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 2nd Quarter 2018
GSM Subscribers 33,482,111
GSM Active Subscribers 21,331,297
3G Services Subscribers 6,003,183
CDMA Subscribers 16,776
Fixed Telephone Lines 122,250
Investments in Afs 173,851,009,387.72
Telecom Base Stations 6,645
Population Coverage Over 90%

MCIT's Revenue until the end of Aug 2018
MCIT's Normal Revenues 722,634,247
10% Revenues 2,817,433,258