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A delegation from Qatar Financial Information Unit (QFIU), chaired by HE Sheikh Ahmed Bin Eid Al Thani, Head of the QFIU, visited the Republic of Lebanon last week and met with HE Mr. Riad Toufic Salameh, Governor of the Central Bank of Lebanon and President of the Special Investigation Commission (SIC). During the meeting a number of AML/CFT related topics were discussed along with the best ways to be adopted in order to effectively implement the memorandum of understanding signed between both units in Beirut during April 2010.
The Qatari delegation also made a site visit to the SIC departments and met with HE Mr. Abdul Hafiz Mansour, Secretary of the SIC, and with some prominent officials from SIC. At the end of the visit both parties put an action plan for enhancing cooperation and expertise in combating money laundering and terrorism financing between the two countries.