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Afghanistan is out of international banking gray list

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has finally removed Afghanistan from the international banking gray list after five years. Afghanistan’s central bank, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), has managed to fulfill all FATA conditions in order to be removed from the

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Afghanistan will be removed from banking gray list in a month

Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), Afghanistan’s national bank, has announced that Afghanistan will be taken off the gray list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in a month after meeting all the requirements. Afghanistan’s removal from the gray list will

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Wolesi Jirga fails to pass the Anti-Money Laundering Law

The ratification of the Anti-Money Laundering Law has been postponed until next Monday as the Lower House of the Parliament failed to pass the law due to lack of quorum. The Parliament is facing a lack of attendance as most

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Afghan runoff contenders call for immediate ratification of Anti-Money Laundering Laws

Afghan presidential candidates, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani, have emphasized on immediate ratification of Anti-Money Laundering and Prevention of Financing Terrorism laws. Campaigning for the June runoff election, the contenders expressed concerned about Parliament’s delay in passing the laws.

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President Karzai declares support for Afghan banks

President Hamid Karzai conferred on the challenges facing the Afghan banks at a meeting attended by concerned ministers, chairman of the Central Bank and heads of the private banks. The meeting came after China announced halting financial transactions with Afghan

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Afghanistan close to be blacklisted by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

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

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