The National Anti-Money Laundering Committee’s Delegation headed by Abdulrahim Mohamed Al Awadi, Executive Director, Head of the Anti-Money Laundering & Suspicious Cases Unit (AMLSCU) at the Central Bank of the UAE, on a visit to Rome, Italy has recently held a meeting with the delegation of People’s Republic of China attending the 3rd Plenary meeting of FATF XXIII from June 18 to 22, 2012 in Rome, Italy.
The meeting was held at the margins of the 3rd Plenary meeting of FATF XXIII Plenary in Ergife Palace Hotel, Rome, Italy and attended by members of the NAMLC Delegation representing Dubai Police General Headquarters, General Directorate of State Security in Dubai, State Security in Abu Dhabi and Federal Customs Authority.
According to the statement issued by the Central Bank of the UAE, the meeting was held as per the constructive directives from the Governor of Central Bank of the UAE, Chairman of the National Anti-Money Laundering Committee (NAMLC), to enhance strategic relationship with friendly countries on matters of global concern.
The NAMLC delegation recalled the earlier visit to the People’s Republic of China for exchanging expertise and experience and the warm welcome extended to them during the visit.
The two delegations discussed the ways and means to enhance and consolidate further the excellent relationship that exists between UAE and People’s Republic of China, especially in the area of combating money laundering, terrorist financing and related economic and financial crimes.
The meeting focuses on the following issues: Enhancement of cooperation and coordination between the concerned authorities in the UAE and People’s Republic of China in the area of combating money laundering, terrorist financing and other economic and financial crimes.