21 Nepali officials attend training on money laundering, countering financing of terrorism in India

Published On: December 2, 2019 05:55 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Nepal's 21 officers started their six-day training titled ‘Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism’ at the National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN), Faridabad today.

This is a special tailor-made course designed at the request of Government of Nepal for a total of 60 officers, according to a press release issued by Indian Embassy in Kathmandu.

"It is an example of Government of India’s commitment to enhance the capacities of various agencies of the Government of Nepal. The course is fully supported Ministry of External Affairs’ Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Program," the embassy stated.

The training will enhance the capabilities of participating officers to effectively deal with the matters pertaining to anti-money laundering and countering financing of terrorism, it said.

This is the third batch of Nepali officials taking part in the training course.

Two batches of Nepali officers had already successfully completed their training modules in India.

The NACIN is a premier training institute of Government of India in the field of financial investigations and anti-money laundering matters with state- of-the-art learning facilities. It is an accredited Regional Training Centre of World Customs Organization for Asia/Pacific Region and also works in collaboration with other international organizations like UNEP, UNODC, SASEC, etc.


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