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Financial Intelligence Unit of Sri Lanka entered into MoU with CMA and National Gem and Jewellery Authority

Financial News from Sri Lanka: In terms of the provisions of the Financial Transactions Reporting Act, No. 6 of 2006 (FTRA), the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of Sri Lanka entered into Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with Condominium Management Authority (CMA) and National Gem and Jewellery Authority (NGJA) on 28 August 2019 at the Central Bank of Sri Lanka with the objectives of outlining the process for providing information and defining the nature of the support that the FIU expects from the CMA and NGJA in ensuring effective implementation of Anti-Money Laundering/Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) legal obligations for condominium developers and licensed gem and jewelry dealers in Sri Lanka.

Mr. D M Rupasinghe, Director, FIU and Mr. C A Wijeyeweere, Chairman of the CMA signed on behalf of the respective institutions in the presence of Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy, the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, who is also the Chairman of the AML/CFT National Coordinating Committee. Also, Mr. K D Chithrapala, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Industry and Commerce and Member of the Board of NGJA and, Mr. Dulip Somirathna, Director General of NGJA were present for the entering of the MOU between the FIU and the NGJA.

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