India trains Nepali officers in AML and CFT
Government of India is training officers of Government of Nepal on ‘Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Countering Financing of Terrorism (CFT)’ in India at the Regional Centre of National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN) in Bengaluru.
The course is divided into three batches. This is the second group of 18 Nepali officers that are undergoing training. Initially, the 1st group of 20 Nepali officers had successfully completed their 6-days training module on 24 August 2019 and the third batch of 21 officers will undergo training in December 2019.
The course undertaken by officers is fully supported by Government of India under Union Ministry of External Affairs’ Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Programme.
This is a special tailor-made course designed at the request of Government of Nepal and is an example of India’s commitment to enhance capacities of various agencies of Nepal Government. The training will enhance capabilities of participating officers to effectively deal with matters pertaining to AML and CFT.
About National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN)
It is a premier training institute of Government of India with state-of-the-art learning facilities in field of financial investigations and anti-money laundering matters. It is an accredited Regional Training Centre of World Customs Organization (WCO) for Asia/Pacific Region. NACIN also works in collaboration with other international organizations like UNEP, UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime), SASEC (South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation) etc.