Thursday, 2 Apr 2020

KSA stresses interest in fighting money laundering and terror financing

Riyadh, April 8, 2019, SPA -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has stressed that it attaches great importance to the fight against financial crimes in general and the crimes of money laundering, terror financing and proliferation of arms in particular, it was reported here today.

Keen to find advanced ways and methods to provide the required capabilities to combat money laundering, terror financing and arms proliferation, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has taken the necessary measures in order to develop its legislative, institutional and professional systems, in line with the international standards and requirements of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and international best practices in this regard.

This came in a speech delivered here yesterday by the Deputy President of Anti-money Laundering Permanent Committee of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Adel bin Hamad Al-Qulaish during a workshop titled "Financial investigation in support of investigations and prosecutions related to money laundering offenses" organized by the committee in cooperation with the International Monetary Fund.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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