Deal with Bhutan to ex­change info on money laun­der­ing

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Bangladesh and Bhutan have signed a mem­o­ran­dum of un­der­stand­ing to ex­change in­for­ma­tion on money laun­der­ing and ter­ror­ism fi­nanc­ing. Bangladesh Fi­nan­cial In­tel­li­gence Unit (BFIU) and the Fi­nan­cial In­tel­li­gence Unit of Bhutan inked the deal in Macau, China on Wed­nes­day, a Bangladesh Bank state­ment said. M Mah­fuzur Rah­man, deputy head of BFIU and ex­ec­u­tive direc­tor of BB, and Eden Dema, deputy gover­nor of Royal Mone­tary Authority of Bhutan, signed the MoU on be­half of their own or­ga­ni­za­tions. The deal was signed on the side­lines of the 17th an­nual meet­ing of Asia/Pa­cific Group on Money Laun­der­ing now be­ing held in Macau. As­lam Alam, sec­re­tary to the fi­nance min­istry, and Fer­dous Khan, spe­cial as­sis­tant to the Prime Min­is­ter, were also present at the deal sign­ing cer­e­mony.

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