Main Tasks

The basic tasks, for which Da Afghanistan Bank is responsible to execute, are:

1.  Formulate, adopt and execute the monetary policy of Afghanistan.

2.  Formulate, adopt and implement currency policy and Afghanistan currency arrangements.

3.  Hold and manage the official foreign exchange reserves of Afghanistan.

4.  Print, mint and issue Afghani banknotes and coins.

5.  Act as banker and adviser to, and as fiscal agent of the State.

6.  License, regulate and supervise banks, foreign exchange dealers, money service providers, payment system operators, securities service providers, and securities transfersystem operators. 

7.  Establish, maintain and promote sound and efficient systems for payments, for transfers of securities issued by the State or DAB, and for the clearing and settlement of payment transactions and transactions in such securities.