CBI activates special AML unit consider cooperation with Assc of Banks 6-13
The central bank plans to activate the "special anti-money laundering unit" and is considering cooperation with the Association of Banks
Author: ASJ, HH
Editor: HH, NS 6.13.2016 10:41 Number of Views: 453
Long-Presse / Baghdad
Iraqi Central Bank announced on Monday his intention to activate the "special anti-money laundering unit" to keep up with local and international requirements, as he emphasized his willingness to cooperate with the Association of Banks to implement programs on "combating money laundering", he praised the efforts of the Iraqi private banks association for the development of the banking sector .
The governor of the Central Bank and the Agency on the Keywords, in a statement received (range Press), a copy of it, on the sidelines of a meeting of 15 graduates recently took part training course set up by the Association of private banks to obtain certificate of competence in the field of (anti-money laundering and financing of terrorism), "The theme of the fight against money laundering it is a fundamental criterion for dealing with any bank because it reflects the work of the bank in terms of financial integrity and professional and ethical work. "
He praised the Keywords, "the efforts of the Iraqi private banks association for the development of the banking sector", expressed the readiness of "the central bank to cooperate with ASEAN in the implementation of programs related to combating money laundering and pour in the financial sector and economic interest."
He stressed the Keywords, the need for the "pillar banks are basically in the process of combating money laundering by virtue of its location and its potential and capabilities," adding that "the central bank developed a special anti-money laundering unit and is now in the process of activated to keep up with local and international requirements."
For his part, Executive Director of the Association of Banks Tariq Ali, according to the statement, that "the association is seeking to develop training plans, especially in the field of combating money laundering and terrorist financing in order to serve the banking sector and the creation of advanced banking cadres working in accordance with the currently approved international standards."
The Iraqi Cabinet, announced on Tuesday (June 30, 2015), agreed on a draft anti-money laundering and terrorism financing law, which is of great importance for his role in drying the sources of terrorism and to respond to international trends in this area.