Participation of IRIFIU Director General in the 7th meeting of the 10th ASOSAI Research Project
The 7th meeting of the 10th ASOSAI (Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions) Research Project on the subject of auditing Money Laundering and corruption was held on 16-18 December 2014 in Tehran, Iran.
The meeting was attended by senior director and public prosecutor of I. R. Iran Supreme Audit Court (SAC), as well as delegations of ASOSAI. During the meeting, some issues were discussed such as Money Laundering, corruption and measures taken by Iran in the field of combating Money Laundering and corruption including approval of the Act for Improving Administrative Health &combating corruption and AML Act.
Following the meeting, the cooperation between SAC and IRIFIU as a central and national body for combating Money Laundering was appreciated and indicated that AML Act, its Executive Bylaw and also related directives are one of the most complete set of regulations on combating Money Laundering and corruption in the world. Moreover, IRIFIU computer based training center (AML/CBT) is the most important training center in the sphere of AML in the region which has been established with the aim of improving and expanding the knowledge of relevant experts and specialists in the field of Anti-Money laundering/Combating Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT).
Later in the proceedings, the manager of the project and ASOSAI secretary made speech on combating Money Laundering and corruption that was the main issue of the meeting.
It should be mentioned that ASOSAI Research Project in the area of auditing Money Laundering and corruption has been started since 2001, heretofore 6 meetings have been held in China, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Russia and Turkey to provide opportunity in order to share information and experience in this regard.