KATHMANDU: A customized six-day training course on ‘Anti Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism’ for 20 Nepal government officers commenced at National Academy of Customs, Indirect taxes and Narcotics (NACIN), Faridabad, India.
The training is organized on the request of the government of Nepal, is fully supported by the government of India under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Program, the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu said in a press statement.
“It is yet another example of the government of India’s commitment to supporting the capacity development of Nepali officers,” the Embassy said in the statement.
A total of 60 officers from various regulatory agencies in Nepal will be trained under this latest initiative. The two batches of 20 officers each will be trained at NACIN in the months of October and December 2019.
This initiative is likely to enhance the capacities of agencies of Nepal on the matters pertaining to Anti Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism.
NACIN is the apex training institution of the Government of India in the field of financial investigations and anti-money laundering matters. It is an accredited Regional Training Centre of World Customs Organization for Asia/Pacific Region and also works in collaboration with other international organizations like UNEP, UNODC, SASEC etc.