The Ministry of Commerce and Industry organized a workshop on combatting money laundering and terrorism financing, in the presence of H.E. Mr Saleh bin Majed Al–Khulaifi, Assistant Undersecretary for Commerce Affairs.
The workshop comes within the framework of the Ministry’s keenness to enhance public-private partnership in the field of combating money laundering, terrorism financing, and the proliferation of arms, thus consolidating the State of Qatar pioneering position in this field.
Featuring the participation of a number of auditors, trust fund service providers, companies, and traders of precious metals and gemstones, the workshop seeks to shed light on the risks of money laundering and financing of terrorism, prevent the financing of arms proliferation, and limit its negative impact on the business environment in Qatar.
The workshop highlighted the Ministry’s efforts to enhance cooperation and coordination with the competent authorities, most prominently the National Anti-Money Laundering & Terrorism Financing Committee, to curb illegal financing crimes, and preview the State’s achievements in implementing initiatives aimed at increasing compliance within the framework of combating money laundering and terrorism financing in the financial sector and others.
Source: Ministry of Commerce and Industry