Lower House approves draft anti-money laundering laws
Consisting of 5 chapters and 29 articles, the laws were approved by the Parliament after the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) warned of blacklisting Afghanistan for failing to take measures against money laundering.
In accordance with the law, Afghanistan’s National Security Council and the UN Security Council will impose sanctions against those individuals and freeze the banks that finance terrorism networks.
A member of the International Relations Committee (IRC) of the Lower House, Naheed Farid, said the legislation was for the benefit of the country to help ensure security and assist the law enforcement agencies to prevent sponsorship of terrorist network through black money.
Afghan foreign Minister Zalami Rassoul signed an agreement on diplomatic relationship with his Peruvian counterpart Rafael Roncagliolo on Thursday on
The very first comprehensive book on Afghanistan’s minerals, called ‘Afghanistan’s minerals, contracts and challenges”, has been published. The book is
Minister of Mines Waheedullah Shahrani and Minister of Information and Culture Dr. Sayed Makhdoom Raheen received the vote of confidence