Privatization of New Kabul Bank

The Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is offering by a transparent process of tender 100% of the share capital of new Kabul Bank. Key Features of New Kabul Bank includes.

  • Over 100 operating locations integrated by UBS Oracle Flex Cube
  • Currently more than one million accounts with deposits worth US $ 50 million
  • SWIFT and Western Union licenses
  • Correspondent banking relationships with major European (EU) and other international banks
  • IT development and backup center in Dubai
  • 24 * 7 call center
  • Mobile banking opportunities

Tender Pack & Information Memorandum will be available to parties whose Eol is qualified. Registration for Eol must be submitted in English before 15.00 hours, Kabul times, 27 November 2012. Preliminary Information can be seen and the Eol registration form downloaded from:

For further queries and information please email:

For a good description of NKB, you can look at the bank’s own website:

Please visit the privatization website for more information regarding the privatization of State-Owned Enterprises.

State-Owned Enterprise Liquidations Currently Underway:

The following State-owned Enterprises are currently in the process of being liquidated.

For each of these enterprises, their assets will be sold by public auction. The date, time and place of these auctions, including a list of the assets for sale and their starting prices, will be announced 45 days in advance of the sale through various mass media, as well as on the websites of the Ministry of Finance, the Afghanistan Investment Support Agency and the Afghan International Chamber of Commerce.