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The Directorate General of Training and Research (Customs) has organized a two days comprehensive, informative and inter agency seminar on Anti Money Laundering on 29th & 30th January, 2013 at Karachi.
The Chief Collector of Customs (Enforcement) South, Ms. Riffat Hasan Abidi was the Chief Guest on the occasion. She was welcomed by the Director Training & Research (Customs) Ms. Rubina Wasti in the Old heritage building of DGTR (Customs) Karachi.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by Senior Collectors, Additional Collectors and other senior management of allied agencies like Anti Narcotics Force, Federal Investigation Agency, National Accountability Bureau and Financial Monitoring Unit of State Bank of Pakistan.
Presentations were made by the representative of law enforcement agencies regarding the role of their respective agency in combating Money Laundering. The seminar was well attended and well participated. Queries of the participants were answered by the speakers.
The participants and the senior level officers of other allied agencies unanimously gave consensus to the Director Training that such a fruit full seminar may also be arranged at Director of Training regional Officers at Islamabad. They are of the view that since the headquarters of almost all the major stakeholders resides in Islamabad, therefore, by arranging a similar seminar at Islamabad will be very beneficial and attended by all the higher management and policy makers as well.
A large number of participants from Pakistan Customs as well other Law Enforcement agencies attending the seminar on Anti Money Laundering at DGTR (Customs), Karachi

A  large number of participants from Pakistan Customs as well as other Law Enforcement agencies attending the seminar on Anti Money Laundering at DGTR (Customs), Karachi

Certificates were distributed among the participants on the last day. Shields and mementos were also shares among different participating agencies. The seminar was a great success as it fulfills all its objectives and was very well appreciated not only by the participants but also by the senior management of Customs and other law enforcement agencies.

Group Photo of the participants with the Chief Guest and senior officers of Pakistan Customs on the occasion of  Anti Money Laundering Seminar  at DGTR, (Customs) Karachi.

Keeping in view the importance of the subject and feedback received in the seminar held in Karachi. A seminar on Anti Money Laundering was arranged in Islamabad on 18th - 19th February, 2013.

The participants of this seminar were officers of Customs Department from various formations. The seminar was opened with recitation of the Holy Quran. The welcome speech was delivered by Dr. Sadiqullah Khan, Additional Director, DOTR (Customs), Islamabad. In the welcome speech the importance of enforcement of the Anti-Money Laundering Act 2010 was highlighted. The role of various law enforcement agencies to curb this menace of national and international ramifications was pointed out.
Madam Rubina Wasti, Director, DGTR (Customs), Karachi who was the coordinator in the Seminar highlighted the importance of imparting necessary trainings to the personnel of the department, with collaboration of other law enforcement agencies. She emphasized that similar seminars would be arranged on Participants attending the seminar on Anti Money Laundering at DGTR (Customs) Islamabad. Member Admn, Chief Customs Tariff & Trade-II), DG Training and Director also present occasion.
other subjects including fissile materials, Intellectual Property Rights regime and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).
After inaugural address by Member (Admin), FBR, presentations by Mr. Najeeb Abbasi Chief (F&C), FBR, Islamabad who gave an overview of the Anti Money Laundering Law and enforcement. Then the presentations by FMU, State Bank of Pakistan, Karachi Anti Narcotics Force, Directorate General, Intelligence and Investigation (FBR), National Accountability Bureau and representative from Customs Department were delivered elaborating upon the role of their respect departments in combating Money Laundering.
Mr. Husnain Ahmad, Member (Admin) and Director Training Ms. Rubina Wasti addressing the audience at AML Seminaer Islamabad
Member (Customs) Mr. Muhammad Riaz, Member (HRM), Ms. Raana Seerat and D.G Intelligence & Investigation Mr. Khalid Mehmood were also present on the second day of the seminar. They The were presented with DGTR momento by Ms. Rubina Wasti .The Seminar remained very interactive and knowledgeable. It has enhanced the capacity of the participants, who are the field officers of the Customs at various positions. Needless to emphasize the importance of Anti Money Laundering Law enforcement, this seminar was a step forward to create awareness, suggest polices and sensitize the participants for effective coordination and enforcement.
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