Afghanistan is eligible for an extension of Validation under Requirement 8.5 of the EITI Standard. Afghanistan’s Validation is extended by four months and will begin on 1 November 2017. If thesecurity situation continues to make Validation unpracticable, the Government of Afghanistan may also wish to consider requesting voluntary suspension in accordance with Requirement 8.6.
Based on: Requirement 8.5
Internal: Board circular 240