Bangladeshi Delegation Visits APG Secretariat

26 March 2014

On 24 and 26 March 2014 a delegation from Bangladesh visited the APG Secretariat to discuss Bangladesh’s upcoming mutual evaluation.

Bangladesh will be one of the first APG members to be assessed under the APG’s third round of mutual evaluations.

The delegation, consisting of representatives from the Bangladesh Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit and Ministry of Finance, met with the APG Secretariat to discuss their mutual evaluation preparations as well as the FATF standards, assessment methodology and mutual evaluation procedures.

The delegation also met with key Australian agencies during their visit.

Photo: Bangladeshi Delegates and APG Secretariat staff

L to R: Mr Gokul Chand Das (Additional Secretary, Bank and Financial Institution Division, Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh),  Mr Lindsay Chan (APG Secretariat), Mrs Suzie White (APG Secretariat), Mr Kazi Aktarul Islam (Deputy General Manager, BFIU, Bangladesh Bank), Mr Mohammad Shahidul Haque (Secretary, Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs), Dr Gordon Hook (APG Secretariat), Mr David Shannon (APG Secretariat), Mr Abu Hena Mohammad Razee Hassan (Deputy Governor and Head of Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU), Bangladesh Bank), Ms Bronwyn Somerville (APG Secretariat), Mr Mohammad Abdur Rab (Deputy Director, BFIU, Bangladesh Bank) and Mr David Becker (APG Secretariat).

Bangladeshi delegation