Nagad and the Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit have emphasised effective management to combat money laundering and financing of terrorism in order to ensure sustainable growth of the fast-growing digital financial services sector in the country, said a press release.
The second-largest mobile money carrier organised a day-long workshop on ‘Role of Steps Aimed at Tackling Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism for Sustainable Business’ at the InterContinental Dhaka.
Speaking at the workshop, senior officials of the BFIU said Nagad has been playing a positive role in this effect, and the situation would improve further in the coming days.
The workshop was part of a broader effort to raise awareness among the officials of Nagad about combating money laundering and financing of terrorism.
The BFIU is the central agency of Bangladesh responsible for combating money laundering and financing of terrorism by analysing suspicious transaction reports and information.
Head of BFIU Abu Hena Mohd Razee Hassan was present at the meeting as the chief guest. Deputy head of BFIU director-general of the postal directorate Md Eskandar Miah was the special guest.
Nagad managing director Tanvir A Mishuk, BFIU general manager Md Siraz Uddin, BFIU general manager Md Sawkatul Alam, Nagad’s chief anti-money laundering compliance officer and executive director Md Shafayet Alam were present at the meeting.
BFIU general manager Md Sawkatul Alam, deputy general manager Mohammad Mahbub Alam, joint directors Md Masud Rana and Gazi Monir Uddin made presentations at the workshop on combating money laundering and financing of terrorism.
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