Afghanistan On Way To Financial Sector Reconstruction

New Delhi, May 25: | Updated: May 26 2002, 05:30am hrs
Finance minister of Afghanistan interim administration Hedayat Amin Arsala said on Saturday that his country is reviewing the whole gamut of its financial sector policies to weed out weaknesses in the banking system.

Mr Arsala told reporters, after a meeting with finance minister Yashwant Sinha here, that State Bank group has evinced interest in operating in Afghanistan.

“Of course, there are weaknesses in the banking system and we are reviewing the financial sector policies,” he said.

Mr Arsala said, “I do not know about specific banks. In general, State Bank group has shown interest”.