Discussions on money laundering and terrorist financing between the US ambassador and the Central Bank of Iraq
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A statement by the Central Bank of Iraq, received by Shafaq News Agency, stated, "The Governor of the Bank, Mustafa Ghaleb Makheef, met the American Ambassador in Iraq, Alina Romanowski and her accompanying delegation, and reviewed the efforts of the Central Bank in supporting development through monetary policy tools and the direct impact of his initiatives on the real sector's march and providing opportunities Work and sustainability, in addition to the efforts made in combating money laundering and terrorist financing by adopting an integrated legal system and effectively applying it to the sectors that may be used to commit it.
The Governor of the Central Bank also discussed "the importance of cooperation between the two countries regarding monetary policy and activating financial instruments."
For her part, the US ambassador affirmed her support for the Central Bank and its independence and contribution to the training of its employees through financial institutions that have continuous partnerships with the Central Bank, noting the success of the Central Bank’s policy and modern methods of managing it, which was manifested in the indicators of cash and gold reserves, according to the statement.
The governor thanked the American financial and banking institutions for protecting the Iraqi financial and banking system and supporting them in applying the best international standards, as well as for the support, technical expertise and training they provide for Central Bank employees.
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