Annual Report 2018
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NEWS & EVENTS

FinTRACA signs Memorandum of Understanding with National Directorate of Security


Da Afghanistan Bank’s Financial Intelligence Unit (FinTRACA) and National Directorate of Security (NDS) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the 13th of April, 2019, purposed to facilitate information exchange between the two organizations to combat terrorist financing, money laundering and other predicate offences................
Place: Da Afghanistan Bank Date: 13th April 2019 Read More ....
 

2nd Meeting of The High-Level Coordination Commission


The second meeting of the High Level Coordination Commission was held at Da Afghanistan Bank head office. The purpose of the meeting was to adopt procedures for the Commission and the Working Committee aimed at coordinating the efforts to combat money laundering, financing of terrorism, money smuggling, and economic crimes...............
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FinTRACA signs MOU with Department of Combating Economic Crimes at Prosecutor General’s Office of The Republic of Uzbekistan


Consistent with Article 31 of the AML-PC Law, the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Center of Da Afghanistan Bank signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the exchange of financial intelligence related to money laundering, financing of terrorism and other major crimes with the Department of Combating Economic Crimes at the Prosecutor General’s office of The Republic of Uzbekistan. .............
Place: Embassy of Uzbekistan Date: 18th March 2019 Read More ....
 
 

High Level Coordination Commission Meeting


FinTRACA coordinated the first meeting of the High-Level Coordination Commission (HLCC) on 26th of February 2019. The establishment of the HLCC is in line with the FATF recommendation and is purposed to establish an effective inter-governmental agency coordination mechanism between 10-member ministries and government agencies.............
Place: Da Afghanistan Bank Date: 26th February 2019 Read More ....

FinTRACA Successfully Covers Micro Finance Institutions as Reporting Entities


Based on articles 5, 12, 17 and 18 of Anti Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime law, Micro Finance Institutions are included in STRs and LCTRs reporting entities to FIU and are duly obliged to observe AML/CFT regime and report STRs and LCTRs to FinTRACA. ............
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Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Center of Afghanistan and National Procurement Authority Signed Memorandum of Understanding


Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Center of Afghanistan (Financial Intelligence Unit) of Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) and the National Procurement Authority (NPA) of the Administrative Office of the President of Afghanistan, on the basis of article 28 of Anti Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime Law, signed a memorandum of understanding in an official commencement ceremony held at Conference Hall of DAB on 25th of December 2018 ............
Place: DAB,Kabul, Afghanistan Date: 25th December 2018 Read More ....
 

Observing International Anti Corruption Day – ARG Presidential Palace


Director General of FinTRACA Mr. Nesar Ahmad Yosufzai attended the national conference in ARG observing international anti corruption day. The conference took place on December 9th in ARG – Presidential Palace and was attended by high ranking government and international organizations’ official.............
Place: ARG, Kabul, Afghanistan Date: 9th December 2018 Read More ....
 

Meeting with the United Nations Monitoring Team


Director General FinTRACA welcomed United Nations delegation embodying UNSCR 1267 and 1988 monitoring team. FinTRACA’s team partaking in the meeting was led by Director General FinTRACA and comprised of representatives from Compliance and Regional operations departments. ............
  Place: Kabul, Afghanistan Date: 8th December 2018 Read More ....
 

Compliance Coordination Committee meeting


Based on the Compliance Coordination Committee term of reference (TOR), the biannual meeting of the Compliance Coordination Committee was held in the Afghanistan Banking Association (ABA) and jointly chaired by Director General of Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Center of Afghanistan (FinTRACA) and the Executive Director of Afghanistan Banking Association (ABA) ............
  Place: Afghanistan Banking Association Date: 15 July 2018 Read More ....
 

Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Center of Afghanistan and Committee on Financial Monitoring of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan signed Memorandum of Understanding


During the 28th EAG plenary meeting held in Nanjing, People’s Republic of China, the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Center of Afghanistan (FinTRACA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Committee on Financial Monitoring of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 23rd May, 2018. ...........
  Place: Nanjing, China Date: 23 May 2018 Read More ....
 

Memorandum of Understanding between Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Center of Afghanistan and Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre


The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Center of Afghanistan (FinTRACA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (AUSTRAC) at Australian Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan ...........
  Place: Kabul Afghanistan Date: 4 April 2018 Read More ....
 

Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Center of Afghanistan signs MoU on the Exchange of Information with Ministry of Interior Affairs


Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Center of Afghanistan (FinTRACA) on Monday 26th March 2018 signed a memorandum of understanding on the exchange of information with Ministry of Interior Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan..........
  Place: Kabul Afghanistan   Date: 26 March 2018 Read More ....
 

Afghanistan Initiates National ML/TF Risk Assessment


Based on the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) recommendation; “countries should identify, assess, and understand the money laundering and terrorist financing risks for the country, and should take action, including designating an authority or mechanism to coordinate actions to assess risks, and apply resources, aimed at ensuring the risks are mitigated effectively.........
    Place: World Bank, Kabul Afghanistan   Date: 17-19 December 2017 Read More ....
 

Financial Intelligence Units of Afghanistan and Ukraine signs MOU for cooperation in exchange of Financial Information


In accordance with article No.31 Anti-money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime Law, the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Center of Afghanistan (FinTRACA) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Financial Monitoring Service of Ukraine (SFMS) concerning cooperation in the exchange of financial intelligence relating to money laundering ........
    Place:   Date: 11th November 2017 Read More ....
 

Cash and BNI Control Started at Torkham Land Border


Based on the Anti-Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime Law and Cash Control Regulation, Afghanistan Customs Department (ACD) as the competent authority to implement the above-mentioned regulation, installed the integrated electronic platform called ASYCUDA at Torkham Land Border (border crossing point at the east of Afghanistan) and appointed Customs Police for cash and BNI control ........
    Place: Torkham Land Border, Afghanistan   Date: 14th to 18th Oct 2017 Read More ....



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