21 Nepali officers start AML/CFT training

Kathmandu, December 2

The third group of 21 officers of the Government of Nepal today started their six-day training on Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism at the National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN), in Faridabad, India.

This is a special tailor- made course designed at the request of the Government of Nepal for a total of 60 officers. It is an example of the Government of India’s commitment to enhance the capacities of various agencies of the Government of Nepal. “The course is fully supported by the Government of India under the Ministry of External Affairs’ Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme,” read a press statement issued by the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu.

The training will enhance the capabilities of participating officers to effectively deal with matters pertaining to Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism. Two batches of Nepali officers had already successfully completed their training modules in India.

The NACIN is a premier training institute of the Government of India in the field of financial investigations and anti-money laundering matters with state-of-the-art learning facilities.

It is an accredited Regional Training Centre of World Customs Organisation for Asia/Pacific region and also works in collaboration with other international organisations such as UNEP, UNODC, SASEC, etc.