Departments

As Central Bank of Afghanistan, Da Afghanistan Bank operates to stabilize price levels, strengthen the financial sector, ensure the safety of payment system, manage currency reserves effectively, print Afghani banknotes and act as state banker. To implement these responsibilities, Da Afghanistan Bank has established various departments within its organizational structure to support the economic development with the performance of fundamental duties and achievement of the bank’s objectives. 

Governor's Office Department
Governor's Office Directorate is a key department that plays prominent role in implementation of objectives and mission of DAB. The department transmits policies of the Central Bank through its relation with stakeholders and informs the market players from the latest economic events and predictions on inflation rate, economic growth and financial sector stability. Read More
Monetary Policy Department

The primary objective of the monetary policy department is to achieve domestic price stability and to maintain stability in the exchange rate of national currency against the foreign currencies by formulating and implementing prudent monetary and exchange rate policies. Read More

Banking Supervision Directorate
In late 2003, following the enactment of DAB Law and Banking Law, Financial Supervision Directorate (FSD) established to discharge the DAB regulatory responsibilities. Parallel with the growth and evolution of the activities in the banking sector, the FSD has also undergone major growth over the last decade. Read More
Non-Banking Financial Institutions Supervision Department

Non-Banking Financial Institutions (NBFIs) are financial entities that, like banks, provide financial services, but each non-banking financial institution varies in regard to the nature of work and holds a special license based on their specific activities. Read More

Islamic Banking Department

Islamic Banking and Financial Services Department is one of the key departments of Da Afghanistan Bank which was established pursuant to DAB's High Council approval number 42 of 28/9/1397. Earlier, this department was one of the deputy directorates of Financial Supervision Department. Read More

Market Operation Department

Vision: To have an ever enhanced reserve management with an aim to preserve capital, ensure foreign exchange liquidity; achieve desired level of alpha along with effective implementation of monetary policy to ensure market and exchange rate stability. Read More

Comptroller General’s Office
Article 21 of Da Afghanistan Bank Law contains the provision for appointment of Comptroller General and establishment of Comptroller General’s Office (Internal Audit Department) in DAB (Central Bank of Afghanistan). Read More
Financial Disputes Resolution Commission
Financial disputes resolution commission (FDCR) is established in accordance with article 106 of DAB law. It is a specialized forum that addresses complicated legal disputes in the banking and communication sector in an independent, transparent, effective and technically sound manner. Read More
FinTRACA OVERVIEW

The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Center of Afghanistan (FinTRACA) was established as a Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) in 2006 under the Anti-Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime Law (AML-PC law). Read More

General Department of Afghanistan Deposits Protection Fund

Under the framework of Da Afghanistan Bank, the Afghanistan Deposits Protection Fund is established as a general department to protect the deposits of people in commercial banks, contribute to the stability of banks and gain public confidence in the banking sector of the country. Achieving these goals will create an environment of trust in the banking sector of the countryRead More

Public Credit Registry Department

Public Credit Registry Department (PCR) is established in the organizational structure of Da Afghanistan Bank in 2008, to collect the credit information from commercial banks and financial institutions, provide a value added services, process and analyze the information, issue credit reports, develop scores based on international best practices and issue certified secured transaction notices. Read More

Accounting and Finance Department

Accounting and finance general directorate plays a vital role in achieving DAB objectives. Objectives of this department are as follows:1- Daily posting of financial and accounting transactions. 2- Design and implementation of controls which helps in prevention, declaration and correction of errors. 3- Preparation of plan. 4- Preparation of budget.5- Preparation of financial reports. Read More

Information Technology Department

The one area of growing importance to a new administration is the use of information technology. Banks and their delivery of services to citizens have changed dramatically in recent years.  Most bank officials now realize that the ability to provide more timely, accurate, less costly and higher quality bank services depends to a great extent on information technology-related decisions. Read More

Human Resources Department

one of the elements of development and progress is the human capital. If this capital contributes productively in providing services, undoubtedly course of progress would accelerate and this would play a greater role in the following achievements. Read More

Department of Legal Affairs

Department of Legal Affairs of Da Afghanistan Bank was established as office of the General Counsel in 2004 within the structure of Da Afghanistan Bank. This department drafts laws and regulations of Da Afghanistan Bank and provides necessary consultations and guidance in this regard.  Read More

Banking Operation Department
This department is assigned to provide banking services for state, government and semi-government entities and commercial banks. Read More
Payments Department
The main objective of Payments department is to establish, maintain and promote sound, safe and efficient payments system also control of contingency risks in line with international best practices and Payments services for Government sector, financial sector and for public revenue with concerning of Payments development and technological changes. Read More
Financial Sector Strengthening Projects (FSSPs)
Financial sector strengthening projects financed by World Bank was established on 24 May 2009 within the structure of Da Afghanistan Bank. Development projects of Da Afghanistan Bank funded by the World Bank are divided in two parts namely: Registration system of movable properties and financial sector strengthening projects. Read More
General Services Department

The general services department is a service provider and supporter which provides timely and standardized as like (good working environment, furniture, electricity, transport, cash transfer, traveling tickets, healthy food, real estate, maintaining and clearance, building new constructions and repairing all related existing buildings and engineering to all central and provincial Departments along with branches belongs to Da Afghanistan Bank. Read More

Zones Liaison Directorate General

Within the series of improving banking system and to integrate the affairs of the country's financial system, DAB has equipped its provincial offices with the internationally accepted standards and established seven zones in order to maintain further better coordination. Read More

Financial Inclusion Department (FID)
Research shows that financial inclusion plays a vital role in achieving macroeconomic policy goals such as inclusive economic growth, poverty reduction, reducing income inequality and improving welfare in a country. Considering the importance of financial inclusion and the recommendations of the international organizations such as the World Bank and the IMF, Da Afghanistan Bank established a dedicated department within DAB in June 2016 to improve and enhance financial inclusion across the country by formulating the National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS) for Afghanistan. Read More
Procurement Department
Procurement Department has been recently established on 21st February 2015 as a separate department in Da Afghanistan Bank, pursuant to the Public Procurement law of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The Procurement Department is responsible for managing all procurement and contract management activities for the entire DAB. The aim is to have one point of contact for all procurement and contract management activities at DAB. Read More
Financial Risk Management Department
Financial risk management department was established on first January 2008 with aim to safeguard DAB assets and manage potential risks within structure of Da Afghanistan Bank. Since, risk assessment of the banking system performances that there should be professional and experienced individuals recruited and trained in this field, thus initially as many as 13 staff of this department were provided with opportunities for overseas training in countries like Turkey, India, Malaysia and Philippines to enhance their knowledge and skills in financial risks management affairs. Read More