Meeting with Head of UNAMA
Date: 13 February 2022
On 13th Feb 2022 , The Afghanistan Banks Association (ABA) along with few member banks had a meeting with Ms.Deborah Lyons , Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan.
Following issues were discussed & highlighted :
1.The status of the banking sector in Afghanistan and challenges .
2.Etablishing Correspondent Banking relations for Afghan Banks.
3.Channelization and distribution of money in provinces using the existing distribution banking channels.
4.Cash brought in by UN to Afghanistan should be channeled through all eligible banks.
4.Other Supports needed for banks.
Beside above issues,ABA's Executive Director , Mr.Najibullah Amiry showed and expressed deep Concern of the association on recent announcement of US president on confiscation of Afghanistan assets and considered this very unfair and unjust.
The meeting was productive , all possible supports were assured from the UN to ABA.
In conclusion , It was decided that another meeting will be fixed through ABA with all member banks in near future.