Officials Capacitated in Financial Investigation Reporting

Competent officials from different government institutions concerned are gathering at Raffles Hotel Le Royal here in Phnom Penh for intelligence fundamentals course to promote financial investigation reporting quality.

Taking place from July 29 to 31, the opening of the important course was chaired by H.E. Sum Sannisith, Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Cambodia, and Vice Chairman of the National Coordinating Committee on Anti-Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism, and H.E. Ms. Angela Corcoran, Australian Ambassador to Cambodia.

The three-day learning workshop will further foster the capacity of Cambodian officials, particularly those from the financial intelligence unit on key principles and legal procedure in data exchange, collection and analysis.

As underlined by the National Bank of Cambodia, the exercise will contribute vitally to improving financial intelligence reporting quality among some 50 participating Cambodian officials.

The gathering was organised by the Cambodia Financial Intelligence Unit in cooperation with the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC).

The capacity building is well in line with the commitment of the Cambodia National Strategy for Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism 2019-2023, and supports interventions against money laundering as well as financing of terrorism within Cambodia and beyond.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press