Representatives of Belarus took part as experts in the assessment of the national anti-money laundering system of Uzbekistan
The experts assessors from the Republic of Belarus took part in the visiting mission of the Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism (EAG) as part of the 2nd round of mutual assessment of the national system of combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism (AML / CFT) of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the subject of its compliance with international standards.
The visiting mission also included representatives of the EAG Secretariat and EAG member states.
The coordination of this work from the Republic of Belarus was carried out by the Financial Monitoring Department of the State Control Committee.
The purpose of the experts' mission is to assess the effectiveness of the anti-money laundering system of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the existing legal framework in the field of AML / CFT, and its application in practice.
As part of the visiting mission, a group of experts examined the activities of the Department for Combating Economic Crimes under the General Prosecutor's Office, the Supreme Court, the State Security Service, a number of ministries and departments, and the private sector of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the area of AML / CFT.
The interim report of the expert mission was presented at a meeting of the national interagency commission for AML / CFT of Uzbekistan.
Based on the results of the visiting mission, the assessors will prepare a mutual assessment report, the discussion and defense of which is scheduled for May 2022 at the EAG plenary meeting.