The eighth meeting of the Legal Working Group of PriSEC was held on Wednesday, April 8, 2021 at Ministry of Justice. At the beginning, Mr. Tavassoli Gharjestani, Economic Advisor of the Second Vice President of I.R.A, and Ms. Aniseh Ahrar, Head of the Department of Private Sector and Commercial Law, welcomed the participants and reviewed and signed the seventh meeting minutes of the working group.
Then the following topics were discussed regarding the reforms of Working Group 5;
- The Ministry of Justice is reviewing the new draft of the Commercial Arbitration Law.
- Members of the meeting asked Da Afghanistan Bank for cooperation in amending the banking law.
- The finalized draft of the insurance law was sent to the Rules Committee and the committee rejected the draft. A technical committee was later formed to review the plan. The plan is reviewed by the committee and on 5th May it will be resubmitted to the Rules Committee.
The members of the meeting also discussed about the challenges and suggestions of Working Group 5 in the second meeting of PriSEC Executive Committee, chaired by the First Vice President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, which may be held soon.
The participants of this meeting were the esteemed representatives of the Ministry of Justice, Second Vice President, First Vice President, Da Afghanistan Bank, Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Afghanistan Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chamber of Shopkeepers, and the PriSEC Committee.