Heads of financial investigation bodies of CIS member states agreed to improve cooperation in the fight against crimes in the credit and financial sphere
XVII Meeting of the Coordination Council of heads of tax (financial) investigation bodies of CIS member states was held in Astana on 2 October 2015.
The meeting was attended by representatives of tax (financial) investigation bodies of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia and Tajikistan, as well as representatives of CIS Executive Committee and Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia.
Belarusian delegation was headed by Deputy Chairman of the State Control Committee - Director of the Financial Investigations Department Igor Marshalov.
At the meeting were discussed the issues of activity of tax (financial) investigations bodies of CIS member states to ensure the economic security of their countries, including the particularity of legislation and practice related to counteraction to fraudulent business, tax evasion and deliberate bankruptcy.
The participants have agreed to strengthen the cooperation in 2015-2016 and to improve the interaction in the fight against crimes in the credit and financial sphere.
Deputy Chairman of the State Revenue Committee of the Ministry of Finance of Kazakhstan Tleu Zhangarashev was elected as a Chairman of the Coordination Council for the next period. The State Revenue Committee of the Ministry of Finance of Kazakhstan will perform functions of secretariat of the Coordination Council.
Background information Coordinating Council of heads of tax (financial) investigation bodies of CIS member states was created on 20 October 1999 for cooperation and coordination of the fight against violations of the tax (financial) legislation.