Jordan removed from money laundering “gray list”

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AMMAN – The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has announced the removal of Jordan's name from the list of countries under increased scrutiny in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing, known as the 'gray list’, according to Khaberni. اضافة اعلان

This decision was made during the FATF's general meeting held from the 23rd to the 27th of this month in the French capital, Paris, in the presence of the Central Bank of Jordan Governor Adel Sharkas, the head of the National Committee for Combating Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing, and the head of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Unit.

During this meeting, Sharkas delivered a speech in which he emphasized that this announcement recognizes the success of the Kingdom in strengthening the national system for combating money laundering, terrorist financing, and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and aligning it with international standards. It reflects the completion of implementing all the action plan items approved by the FATF in October 2021.

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