Arian Bank

Also Known As: 

Aryan Bank
AB

Weapon Program: 

  • Military

Address: 

- No. 2, street 13, Wazir Akbar khan, Kabul, Afghanistan
- House 2, Number 13, Wazir Akbar Khan, Kabul, Afghanistan
- House No. 2, Street No. 13, Wazir Akbar Khan, Kabul, Afghanistan 
- Ground Floor, Business Room Building, Banke Khoon Road, Harat, Afghanistan

Phone: 

0093(0)20-210-4241.2 (Head Office), 0093-799-713436 (Manager, Main Branch), 0093(0)20-2300075 (Manager, Kabul Branch), (0093-20) 230075 (Head Office and Main Branch), 0093-79105757 (Mobile, Head Office and Main Branch), 070-420-420 (Cell), 009312632 (Head Office and Main Branch via v sat), 0093202104242 (CEO), 0093799420420 (CEO), 0093799105757 (Deputy CEO), 0093(0)40-222412 (Harat Branch)

Fax: 

00939(0)20-210-46-36 (Kabul Branch), (009320) 2104242, (0093-20) 230075 (Head Office and Main Branch), 020-210-4241, 009312632 (Head Office and Main Branch via v sat), 0093(0)40-226261 (Harat Branch)

E-Mail: 

arianbank@arian-bank.com

Entity Web Site: 

www.arian-bank.com

An Afghan-based joint venture between Iran's Bank Melli and Bank Saderat.

Company officials have included Mohammad Ali Shirazi, Davood Mahdian, M. Sarfaraz Batthi, Ali Reza Shirvani, Farid Ahmad Sarvari, Mohammad Hassan Fallah Moghaddam, Hassan Bahadori, Sarfaraz Behati, Sohail Tanvir, Jalil Vejdan Naseri, Asghar Atarodi, Farid Ahmad Sarwari, and Mohamad Rahim Rahimzade; SWIFT code is AFABAFKA; docket number 14301; established in 2004.

Sanctions

As part of the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran, added on November 5, 2018 to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing its assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the entity or otherwise assisting the entity are subject to U.S. sanctions; also designated pursuant to the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations (IFSR); foreign financial institutions facilitating transactions for the entity may be prohibited from opening or maintaining correspondent or payable-through accounts in the United States.

Previously added to the SDN list on October 25, 2007, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their delivery systems; removed from the SDN list in January 2016 as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Listed by the European Union on July 26, 2010, as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; removed from the E.U. list in January 2016 as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Listed by the British government in 2015 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement, but removed in 2017 after the U.K. withdrew its Iran list.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

August 26, 2008

Date Last Modified: 

December 10, 2018