October 22: The second group of 18 officers of the Government of Nepal have started their training on ‘Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism’ at the National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN), in Bengaluru, South India on Monday, October 21.
According to the Indian Embassy, this is a special tailor-made course designed at the request of the Government of Nepal for a total of 60 officers.
A statement issued by the embassy says this cooperation is an example of Government of India’s commitment to enhance the capacities of various agencies of the Government of Nepal.
The embassy further said that the training will enhance the capabilities of participating officers to effectively deal with the matters pertaining to Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism.
The first group of 20 Nepali officers had successfully completed their 6-days training on August 24, 2019. The third batch of 21 officers will undergo training in December 2019, the statement added.
The NACIN is a premier training institute of the Government of India in the field of financial investigations and anti-money laundering matters with state-of-the-art learning facilities, according to the statement.
It is an accredited Regional Training Centre of World Customs Organization for Asia/Pacific Region and also works in collaboration with other international organizations like UNEP, UNODC, SASEC, etc, added the statement.