15:52 - 08-15-2022
Today, Monday, the Governor of the Central Bank, Mustafa Ghaleb Mokheb, discussed with the US Ambassador to Iraq, Alina Romanowski, efforts to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.
A statement by the Central Bank stated, "The Governor of the Central Bank, Mustafa Ghaleb, received the US Ambassador to Iraq, Alina Romanowski, and her accompanying delegation."
Mokhif reviewed "the efforts of the Central Bank to support development through monetary policy tools and the direct impact of its initiatives on the real sector march, job creation 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 sectors that may be used." in committing it.
He stressed, "the importance of cooperation between the two countries in terms of monetary policy and activating financial instruments."
For her part, the ambassador affirmed "its support for the Central Bank and its independence and to contribute to the training of its employees through financial institutions that have continuous partnerships with the Central Bank."
She pointed to "the success of the central bank's policy and modern methods of managing it, which was manifested in the indicators of monetary and gold reserves."
The governor thanked the US 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 their support, technical expertise and training for Central Bank employees.
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