The MENAFATF holds its 28th Plenary Meeting in Beirut

The Middle East and North Africa Financial Action Task Force on Combating Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism (MENAFATF) held its 28th Plenary Meeting on 27 November 2018, ibn Beirut, Lebanon, under the presidency of Mr. Abdul Hafiz Mansour, the Secretary General of the Lebanese Special Investigation Commission (SIC).

The Meeting was attended by a large number of experts in the field of combating Money-laundering and the financing of terrorism from the Member States and the observers.

Prior to the plenary meeting, the MENAFATF held the meetings of the Mutual Evaluation Working Group (MEWG), the Technical Assistance and Typologies Working Group (TATWG), the Financial Information Units Forum, the Operational Experts Forum on combating Terrorists Financing, and the National Risk Assessment Committee.

The plenary meeting addressed, many topics on its agenda, notably considering the Group’s strategic plan for the years 2019 – 2021, and some working papers on plans, funding and other organizational and administrative matters.