In the spirit of sharing Knowledge and Experience among g7+ member countries, four delegation from Minister of Finance Republic of Afghanistan visited Minister of Finance Timor-Leste from 09 August – 13 August 2016. The objective was to exchange knowledge and experience regarding Public Finance Management reform with a particular focus on the Integrated Financial Management Information System Unit (IFMISU).
Not only learnt Timor-Leste experience, the delegation also shared their experience. Treasury Advisor, Vishal Gandhi said that Afghanistan has also implemented v7 Freebalance in Afghanistan however they would like know Timor-Leste experience in order to effectively contextualised it in Afghanistan.
The delegation felt the study program has equipped them with a critical analysis in moving forward with information management systems, particularly on advanced Freebalance (V7).
The delegation also took the time to visit the g7+ Secretariat where they were briefed by g7+ Deputy General Secretary, Habib Mayar on g7+ works and the value added for Afghanistan being member of g7+ through Fragile-to-Fragile cooperation.
The delegation also paid a visit to Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation to learn on how each line ministry work closely in promoting Timor-Leste resources at the global level.