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17th Plenary meeting of the MENA Financial Action Task Force “MENAFATF” 09/May/2013

17th Plenary meeting of the MENA Financial Action Task Force “MENAFATF”

A delegation from Qatar Financial Information Unit (QFIU) and the National Anti Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Committee (NAMLC) participated in the 17th Plenary meeting of the “MENAFATF” held in Khartoum (Republic of the Sudan) from 30/Apr to 02/May 2013.

The meeting also tackled the actions and the recommendations of the Mutual Evaluation Working Group (MEWG) and the Technical Assistance and Typologies Working Group. On the margin of the plenary, the MENAFATF held the fifth FIUs Forum for its member countries. The forum aims at activating communication channels between FIUs to establish a long lasting regional outreach and cooperation that support the exchange of expertise and knowledge between FIUs and help them increase their effectiveness in combating money laundering and terrorism financing.

It is worth mentioning that the QFIU assumed for the third year and last, the subcommittee presidency of the MENAFATF FIUs forum.

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Law No.(4) of 2010, Combating Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing.
Law No.(3) of 2004, Combatting Terrorism.
Law No.(11) of 2004, Penal Code Of Qatar.
Law No.(23) of 2004, Code Of Criminal Procedures.

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