A common meeting among IRIFIU and ambassadors of Southeast Asian countries
A common meeting was held among IRIFIU and ambassadors of Southeast Asian countries and Mexico with kind assistance of the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) in the Financial Intelligence Unit of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRIFIU)on 11 June 2014. During this meeting, participants became familiar with IRIFIU, its organization and measures, and also related AML/CFT laws and regulations in I.R. of Iran.
The meeting was opened by H.E.Mr.Lake Boonwaat- representative of UNODC in I.R. Iran- who in his welcoming speech introduced the participants. Following the session, Mr. Ahmadabadi- Director General of IRIFIU- welcomed the attendants and briefly explained the structure of IRIFIU, its tasks, relevant laws and regulations, objectives, achievements and the measures have been done in the field of AML/CFT at both national and international levels.
The meeting was attended by ambassadors of Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Philippine, Mexico, charge d’affaires of Vietnam, representatives of central Bank of I.R.I, Organization for Investment Economic & Technical Assistance of Iran, and also experts of IRIFIU.
During the meeting some issues were discussed such as promoting the cooperation among FIUs, signing MOUs on AML/CFT and facilitating information exchange. At the end, the participants visited the site of Anti Money Laundering Computer Based Training Center (AML/CBT) in IRIFIU.