Sri Lanka adds bribery, inland revenues bosses to anti-money laundering initiative

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka has added new agencies to a coordinated effort to counter money laundering and terrorist financing by adding new agencies to the initiative.

Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera has received cabinet approval to include the Director General of Bribery Commission, Commissioner General of the Department of Inland Revenue, Commissioner General of the Department of Excise.

The National Coordinating Committee for Preventing Money Laundering and Terrorism Funding will also include representatives of Ministry of Defence and Ministry of National Policies and Economic affairs. (Colombo/May16/2018 – Corrected Excise)

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