The workshop provided law enforcement and prosecutors with tools to combat financial crimes
The US Embassy cosponsored a financial crimes workshop with the Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU).
Ambassador Miller and Head of the BFIU, Abu Hena Mohammad Razee Hassan launched the 3-day workshop on September 19.
At the opening ceremony, Ambassador Miller reiterated the United States' commitment in supporting Bangladesh in its efforts to tackle money laundering and terrorism financing, and to strengthening the rule of law.
Ambassador Miller said, "This workshop provided law enforcement officers and prosecutors with fundamental information and techniques to investigate and prosecute financial crimes among other things."
Representatives from across Bangladesh's law enforcement and prosecutorial sectors attended the workshop, including from the BFIU, the Anti-Corruption Commission, the Criminal Investigation Department, the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate, the Department of Narcotics Control, the Ministry of Law, Justice, and Parliamentary Affairs, and the National Board of Revenue.