Cambodia launches national strategy on combating money laundering, financing of terrorism

Phnom Penh – Cambodia on Thursday launched a 5-year national strategy for combating money laundering and financing of terrorism (2019-2023), said a National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) statement.

NBC’s governor Chea Chanto, chairman of the National Coordinating Committee on Anti-Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (NCC), and Clive Scott, senior advisor of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), attended the launching ceremony here, with around 400 participants.

The strategy aimed to serve as a comprehensive long-term roadmap to Cambodia, which enables all relevant ministries, institutions and other stakeholders to understand well their respective roles and responsibilities in contributing to strengthening the effectiveness of combating money laundering and financing terrorism in the country.

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