17.02.2023 16:10

Coordination Council held its following meeting

 The next meeting of the Coordination Council established by the Cabinet of Ministers Resolution No. 404 dated October 21, 2020 to ensure preparation for the 5th round evaluation of the system of combating money laundering and terrorist financing of the Republic of Azerbaijan to be conducted by the Committee of Experts of the Council of Europe (MONEYVAL) and to discuss other issues was held on 17th February.

Mr. Ali Ahmadov, Deputy Prime Minister opened the event with a speech, mentioned the measures implemented in our country in the fight against the legalization of money laundering and the financing of terrorism during the given period - spoke about conducted national risk assessment, adopted new laws in the relevant field, as well as the MONEYVAL Committee's final preparation stage for the 5th round evaluation process. 

Later, Mr. Zaur Fatizade, the Chairman of the Executive Board of the Financial Monitoring Service spoke on the work done in the past period. He informed the participants about the current status of the organizational work related to the visit of the MONEYVAL evaluation mission to our country, to be held on March 1-15, 2023, the trainings and interviews conducted, and underlined the importance of providing the comprehensive information and all documents required by the MONEYVAL evaluation mission.

During the meeting, the participants were also informed about the implementation status of the Action Plan approved by the Coordination Council on June 23, 2022, and the members of the Council exchanged views on current issues.

17-02-2023 | 16:10
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