Deal with Bhutan to exchange info on money laundering
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.