Published:  12:21 AM, 10 October 2017

Workshop on anti-money laundering held in city

Workshop on anti-money laundering held in city

A day-long workshop on anti-money laundering (AML) and Combating Financing on Terrorism (CFT) regulations and Branch Anti-money Laundering Compliance Officers (BAMLCOs) and of financial institutions was held on Saturday in Spectra Convention Center in the city.

The program was organized by LankaBangla Finance Limited (LBFL) as lead Financial Institution in collaboration with Bangladesh Leasing and Finance Companies Association (BLFCA).  BAMLCOs and other senior officials from different FIs in Dhaka (North) region (including Savar, Gazipur and Mymensingh areas) also participated in the workshop.

The day-long workshop was conducted by Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) officials and experts from the industry.

The program started with the welcome speech of Mohammed Kamrul Hasan FCA, CAMLCO, LankaBangla Finance Ltd (LBFL). ABM Zahurul Huda, general manager (CC), BFIU was present at the event present as chief guest and Md Khalilur Rahman, chairman of BLFCA was special guest while Khwaja Shahriar, managing director, LBFL presided over the occasion.

Among others, Habibur Rahman Talukder, deputy general manager, BFIU, Mohammad Mahbub Alam, joint director, BFIU, Kamal Hossain, joint director, BFIU and Rajib Roy ACA, deputy CAMLCO of LBFL spoke at the workshop.

The workshop would enhance awareness of BAMLCOs and other officials of different participating FIs regarding AML/CFT regulations and operational aspects of it to prevent money laundering and combating financing on terrorism more cautiously in the days to come.

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