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A delegation from the National Anti Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Committee (NAMLC), under the presidency of H.E. Sheikh Ahmed bin Eid Al Thani, Head of Qatar Financial Information Unit, Member of NAMLC, participated in a workshop on "Challenges in Combating Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing” held during the period from 5 to 7 March 2012 at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) headquarters in Vienna.
The workshop, held under the supervision and support of experts from UNODC, the 1267 Security Council Committee and the International Monetary Fund, aimed at highlighting the importance of promoting cooperation between Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the States of the Gulf Cooperation Council in order to best understand the obstacles and challenges faced in dealing with money laundering and terrorist financing.
The topics tackled included, among others, the illicit cash smuggling and the international legal framework for investigation, prosecution and adjudication of money laundering and terrorism financing.