Anti-money laundering deal signed with 3 countries
11 February 2016, Nirapad News: Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) has signed a pact with three more countries, Nigeria, Lebanon and Kazakhstan, to share information about money laundering and financing terrorism.
Bangladesh Bank (BB) source confirmed the matter adding that the treaty has recently been signed in a meeting among financial intelligence units of Egmont Group held in Monaco.
BFIU operational head (managing director) Debprasad Debnath on behalf of Bangladesh government and the representatives of the three countries were present during the signing ceremony.
BFIU will work together with 41 countries including the three new partners.