H.E. Eklil Hakimi, Minister of Finance met with Nathan Taylor, World Customs Organization’s program director in his office today on 14 Dec 2016.
They discussed on progress made in Afghanistan’s Customs, Reforms, Capacity Building and some other technical supports.
Minister of Finance Thanked the WCO for its evaluation and a number of recommendations. He briefed him regarding some reforms in Afghanistan Customs, Achievements and inauguration of New Customs Academy. This academy would be able to change into a great center for recruitment and capacity building in the future by your technical support. He added.
Minister of Finance asked the Customs officials to help for standardizing our Customs and to recruit some our Afghan qualified youth in WCO Center.
The World Customs Organization’s program director assured of its continued support for Customs Department of Afghanistan in technical, physical and capacity building areas.
Afghanistan accessed WCO membership in 2004 and make benefits of its technical supports.