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Report of the meeting of AML authorities in the Secretariat of High Council on Anti-Money Laundering


The meeting, to discuss the measures and performance of the agencies subject to AML Law in the year 2011 and future plan of 2012, was held in the Secretariat of High Council on Anti-Money laundering, on 10 April 2012, with the participation of representatives and officials of banks and financial institutions, Central Bank, Central Insurance, Customs, Tax Affairs Organization, Securities and Exchange Organization, Centre for Modernization and Administrative Reform, Financial Intelligent Unit, and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance.

In the meeting, performance of banks and financial institutions in the year 2011, from the perspective of the reports of the comprehensive project management system, was reviewed and evaluated. Furthermore, with regards to the progress of the project related to persons subject to the Law, major topics to advance 2012 plan, was approved with the cooperation and the feedback of representatives and the officials of agencies, and it was prescribed that, till the end of the year, all agencies allocate all their efforts to achieve the objectives of the Roadmap and Action Plan adopted by the High Council on Anti-Money Laundering.

At the end of the meeting, the representatives of the agencies and organizations, presented their questions and expressed their viewpoints. According to the frequency of topics, responses were provided by the meeting organizers.