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Anti-Money Laundering

Deploying public-private information sharing partnerships ‚Äčto bring together governments, law enforcement, regulators and the financial sector to detect, prevent and disrupt money laundering linked to corruption.

Country: Afghanistan

Status: ongoing

Themes: Information Sharing

Last updated: April 2020

Classification:

Concrete: Concrete | New: New | Ambitious: Somewhat Ambitious

  • 2 Notes:

    Based on the information received from FINTRACA, it has signed 19 Memorandums of Understanding. Eight of these are with other government entities within the Afghan government. Below are some:

    1. National Procurement Authority

    2. Ministry of Interior Affairs

    3. Attorney General Office

    4. National Directorate of Security

    5. Financial Supervision Department (Da Afghanistan Bank)

    6. High Office of Oversight and Anti-corruption

    7. Afghanistan Customs Department

    8. Afghanistan Revenue Department

    Also, FinTRACA has concluded the AML/CFT National Risk assessment, and Afghanistan has adopted the Regulation Governing the Reporting and Control of Physical Transfers of Currency, Bearer Negotiable Instruments, Gold, Other Precious Metals or Precious Stones through the Borders.

    Other useful documents are The Regulation Governing the Reporting and Control of Physical Transfers of Currency, Bearer Negotiable Instruments, Gold, Other Precious Metals or Precious Stones through the Borders of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Annex II attached.

    Peer reviewer: 1

    Updated: April 30, 2020

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