January 28, 2023

Working Group Meeting of High Commission For Anti Money Laundering convened

Working Group Meeting of High Commission For Anti Money Laundering convened

KABUL, Dec. 17 – According to Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) statement, pursuant to article 34 of the Anti-money Laundering and Proceeds of Crimes law, the second meeting of the High Commission for Anti Money Laundering and other crimes’ work committee was held at Da Afghanistan Bank, chaired by the Head of the said committee and Director General of FinTRACA Mr. Jamal Nasir Raufi.

The meeting was attended by the representatives of nine relevant government institutions, the statement adds.

At the outset, sacred verses of the Holy Quran were recited. Thereafter, Mr. Raufi said that the meetings of the work committee were aimed at implementing the provisions of the Anti-money Laundering and Proceeds of Crimes law, internationally recognized principles, facilitation of tasks and a better implementation of the High Coordination Council for anti-money laundering and other crimes.

Subsequently, the each member of the committee presented their work related views and recommendations as per the agenda and welcomed such meetings which result in coordination and better addressing of the current challenges.

After that Mr. Raufi presented detailed information on national risk assessment of money laundering and other issues included in the action plan of relevant and member organizations. He provided detailed insight into the records of the aforesaid assessment, risk identification of institutions and action plan for addressing the identified gaps, and shared the required information with participants of the meeting.

The representatives of government institutions also provided information about implementation of the action plan and discussed the existing obstacles.

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