Delegation of IRIFIU Participated in the Second Workshop on
“Illicit use of Money and Value Transfer Services (MVTS)”
2-4 July 2014, Bishkek-Kyrgyzstan
Representative of Islamic Republic of Iran Financial Intelligence Unit (IRIFIU) participated in a three-day workshop on 2-4 July 2014 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. This workshop included, the tenth Regional FIU to FIU Meeting among the Countries in West and Central Asia, second regional workshop on “Illicit use of Money and Value Transfer Services (MVTS)”, second meeting of the Regional AML Group of Experts in West and Central Asia, and also the triangular FIUs meeting among IRIFIU, FMU (Pakistan), and FINTRACA (Afghanistan).
This meeting was organized by the State Financial Intelligence Service Under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (SFIS) in collaboration with the United Nation Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) with the aim of improving and expanding the knowledge of regional experts in the field of Anti-Money Laundering, and devoted to the discussion on the topic of detecting and blocking financial flows linked to the illicit traffic in opiates.
This regional workshop was followed by the tenth regional FIU to FIU with the purpose of enhancing regional cooperation, signing the regional/bilateral MOUs in combating money laundering, facilitating the exchange of information among FIUs in West and Central Asia.