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A number of QFIU staff participated in the Regional Workshop on Combating Money Laundering held on October 19 in Beirut - Lebanon for two days under the auspices of the Banque du Liban (The Central Bank of Lebanon) and the Special Investigation Commission(SIC), in cooperation with the Central Bank of France.
The workshop addressed topics related to modern methods of combating financial crimes, corruption and money laundering in addition to identifying recent developments in the relevant rules and laws and the compliance requirements.
The workshop was opened by the third Vice Governor of the Banque du Liban, Dr. Mohammad Baasiri, the Secretary of the Special Investigation Commission Fighting Money Laundering, Mr. Abdul Hafiz Mansoor, and Mr. Laurent Latorre from the Central Bank of France.
The workshop was also attended by representatives from Qatar Financial Information Unit, the Saudi Arabia Financial Investigation Unit (SAFIU), the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates, the Central Bank of Syria, the Central Bank of Jordan in addition to the Central Bank of Iraq.