MII received Delegates from Afghanistan Insurance Authority (AIA)
MII received a group of delegates from the Afghanistan Insurance Authority (AIA). They attended a 16-session short training course with MII scheduled from 10 to 31 December 2012. The 21 delegates from AIA led by its Director General, Mr Fazal Bari Mumtaz also visited Westport, Port Klang. This is part of the course objective in gaining further knowledge about the Malaysian commercial maritime system. While in Kuala Lumpur, the delegation also took the opportunity to meet with Malaysian insurance players such as BNM, LIAM, MITBA and AMLA during a half-day briefing session held at Lanai Kijang, Bank Negara Malaysia. This session provided a thorough insight to the AIA members on the Malaysian insurance industry’s structure that strengthens its responsibility in implementing the best standards, procedures, professional development and regulatory practices of insurance services which can be applied to Afghanistan’s developing insurance market. The programme officially closed on 29 December 2012 and the session was attended by representatives from Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.