Anti-money laundering training for Nepali officers begins in India

Published On: August 19, 2019 04:25 PM NPT By: Nribesh Nepal

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: A customized six-day training course on ‘Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism' for Nepali officers has commenced from Monday at the National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN), Faridabad, India.

According to a press statement released by the Indian Embassy, the training is fully supported by the Indian government under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Program.

 It is yet another example of the Indian government’s commitment to supporting the capacity development of Nepali officers, the statement reads.

20 Nepali officers from various departments and ministries are taking part in the training.

A total of 60 officers from various regulatory agencies in Nepal will be trained under this latest initiative, according to the press statement.

The next two batches of 20 officers each will be trained at NACIN in October and December 2019. This initiative is likely to enhance the capacities of agencies of Nepal on the matters of Anti Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism, the statement said.


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