(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Cooperation between financial intelligence units or fius will help achieve goals against anti-money laundering and combating terrorist financing industry specialists highlighted during a three-day seminar in abu dhabi recently
The uae central bank on saturday announced that governor sultan bin nasser al suwaidi who is also chairman of the national anti-money laundering committee or namlc inaugurated the first regional seminar for fius in the region under the title “enhancing operations of financial intelligence units and regional cooperation” in abu dhabi.
In his introductory remarks al suwaidi emphasised the importance of cooperation among the domestic and international stakeholders to promote the efforts of anti-money laundering and combating terrorist financing. he also emphasised that cooperation between fius will achieve this goal and lead to enhancing awareness among them.
The seminar was organised by the anti-money laundering & suspicious cases unit or amlscu in cooperation with the fius of the us the uk france and australia in addition to middle east and north africa financial action task force and egmont group of fius. the seminar was held in line with the amlscu strategy to leverage local and regional awareness on the revised aml/cft criteria aiming to raise their awareness of aml/ctf standards. abdulbasit?khaleejtimes.com