Commercial Banks Consultative Group (CBCG) Meeting
Date: July 31, 2021
On July 31, 2021, ABA with coordination of DAB conducted Commercial Banks Consultative meeting to be updated on DAB new initiatives and discuss banks issues to be addressed.
1. Welcoming Remark by H.E Governor of DAB;
2. Previous CBCG meeting updates
3. BSD Regulations Booklet update
4. FID Regulation update
5. Western union update
6. AIBF & employees training by banks
7. Checklist for Banks policies standardization
8. Impact of Political uncertainty on Banks
The meeting was commenced by H.E. Mr. Ajmal Ahmadi DAB Acting Governor welcoming remarks. Further, H.E Governor updated ABA & banks on DAB recent initiatives and steps on many issues highlighted below. During this meeting, the participants discussed provision of more facilities pertaining to the granting of loans to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). A series of other banking issues were also discussed and views were exchanged in this regard.
In this meeting, Mr. Ahmady requested ABA officials to provide necessary facilities in the provision of banking services, lending and other banking issues in light of the laws and regulations.
It’s worth mentioning that ABA officials assured better services delivery in this sector.