President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev today received Chairman of the State Service of Financial Intelligence under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic Melis Mambetzhanov.
During the meeting they discussed the activities of the State Service of Financial Intelligence, as well as the results of activities of the department for the current year, the President’s press service reports.
Melis Mambetzhanov also spoke about the ongoing work on international cooperation, including activities carried out under the chairmanship of Kyrgyzstan in the Council of Heads of financial intelligence units of the CIS.
President Atambayev stressed the importance of the fact that Kyrgyzstan is removed from the "Grey List" Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) to improve the investment climate and enhance the country's international image.
He also noted the need for further cooperation of the State Service of Financial Intelligence with state bodies of the Kyrgyz Republic and international institutions in order to improve the work to counter the financing of terrorism and extremism, as well as money laundering.
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