Parliamentary Finance: coordinate with the Central Bank and Finance to curb money laundering

Qurtas News / Baghdad - Parliamentary Finance Committee revealed on Saturday, all coordinated with the Central Bank of Iraq and the Finance Ministry to combat money laundering, judicial organs to help them.

The committee member said Haitham al-Jubouri told the "Qurtas News" that "the Commission diagnosed and documents the money laundering operations carried out by banks and companies money transfer, as well as companies operating in Iraq and demanded more than once the need to put an end to this phenomenon, which caused economic problems within the Iraqi market and even for the citizen ".

He said al-Jubouri that "the Finance Committee, several meetings were held individually and jointly with the Iraqi Central Bank and Ministry of Finance officials in order to inform them of the real money laundering operations and the development of solutions and treatment to reduce them."

He said al-Jubouri that "the central bank and finance ministry eternally their cooperation with the Commission and is now being coordination with them to reduce this apparent according to information and specific mechanisms we're working on," pointing out that "the process is large and also stands behind many, so we are working very carefully."

He called al-Jubouri, the Iraqi judiciary to "be a partner with the Finance Committee to assist in the fight against corruption and money laundering on his head because it is the most serious corruption files Htka Iraq's economy."

The World Bank and international financial institutions had given Iraq two months for the adoption of anti-money laundering law, who arrived in the House of Representatives the first half of July.