Wolesi Jirga fails to pass the Anti-Money Laundering Law
The Parliament is facing a lack of attendance as most MPs are busy with runoff campaigns.
Afghanistan was threatened by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) earlier this year for failing to pass key measures on combating money laundering.
The threat by FATF, an international body that sets standards on how countries combat money laundering, is close to become real as several countries have halted dollar transactions with most Afghan commercial banks.
FATF is due to announce its decision on Afghanistan’s blacklisting this month.
If the House does not approve the law soon, Afghanistan will be blacklisted.
Kabul residents criticized the MPs for not serving the people who selected them and instead attending the presidential campaigns.
Japan has pledged to provide USD 22mn for the Economic and Social Development Program in Afghanistan. An agreement to that
The United States paid close to $50,000 in compensation for each Afghan killed in the shooting spree attributed to a
The USD 1bn contract for New Kabul City plan was signed between New Kabul City Independent Board and an international