28 April, 2021
The Interagency council on the issues of prevention of legalization (laundering) of proceeds of crime and financing of terrorism of the Republic of Kazakhstan held a remote session on April 23, 2021 with the participation of the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. A. Smailov, the Chairman of the Financial Monitoring Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Zh. Elimanov, the EAG Chairman Mr. Yu. Chikhanchin, the EAG Executive Secretary Mr. S. Teterekov, members of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as representatives of Kazakhstan state bodies.
The EAG Chairman Mr. Yu. Chikhanchin addressed the meeting of the Interagency Council, during which he drew attention on the necessity of carrying out systematic work on the preparation for mutual evaluation, focusing efforts on coordination between all elements of the national AML/CFT system, primarily the interaction between the financial intelligence unit, the law enforcement, the supervisory authorities and the private sector for the purposes of high-quality presentation of results of joint efforts in the course of the evaluation mission.
The EAG Executive Secretary Mr. S. Teterukov in his speech outlined the basic requirements for the process of preparation for the mutual evaluation, the importance of intradepartmental coordination and strict adherence to deadlines, as well as called for close cooperation with the EAG Secretariat.