Financial Monitoring Service at the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Turkmenistan.

Financial Monitoring Service at the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Turkmenistan is the authorized state body for prevention of laundering (legalization) of proceeds and financing of terrorism.The Service was established on Oktober 05, 2018 by the Decree of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. Newly established state body confirms effective steps goverment of Turkmenistan taking towards inplementation of the Conventions of the UN, resolutions of the UN General Assembly and the relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council.

 

 

 

 


News

Seminar on “ Mechanisms of interagency cooperation in the area of countering corruption and money laundering” was held in Ashgabat

Mechanisms to re-enforce the fight against corruption and money laundering were highlighted at a two-day training workshop organized by the OSCE Centre in Ashgabat, which were conducted in the Ashgabat on 24-25 April 2014.

 

19th EAG Plenary meeting Public Statement

The 19th EAG Plenary meeting and EAG Working Group meetings took place in Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) on November 12-15, 2013.

 

Development dynamics of the country – in tempo of new buildings

International Exhibition “Turkmengurlushyk-2013” and scientific conference “Development of Construction Sector of Turkmenistan” completed its work in Ashgabat. 

Turkmen publishers awarded high prize at “Art of Book” contest

The results of the 10th International Contest of the CIS countries “Art of Book” have been announced at the XXVI Moscow International Book Fair. The Turkmen State Publishing Service has been awarded the first degree diploma in the category “Culture. Science. Education” for releasing the fundamental research called “Historical Portrait of Turkmen Woman.”

 

Turkmenistan reviews results of eight month socio-economic development

The results of the socio-economic development of Turkmenistan over eight months of the year have been summed up at a government meeting.

 

It is developed the richest natural gas storage place

 

The first stage of creation of gas producing and processing infrastructure is under completion in the interfluve of Murgap and Amyderya – in giant “Galkynysh” natural gas deposit. Here, powerful industrial center was constructed and is ready for commissioning on the sandy plain of southeast Garagum. 

 

Development dynamics of the country – in tempo of new buildings

 

International Exhibition “Turkmengurlushyk-2013” and scientific conference “Development of Construction Sector of Turkmenistan” completed its work in Ashgabat. 

 

Turkmen Ambassador to Romania appointed Ambassador to Croatia concurrently

 

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a decree appointing  Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan to Romania (Bucharest) Shohrat Jumayev Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan to the Republic of Croatia concurrently.

 

President of Turkmenistan receives Chinese Foreign Minister

 

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China Wang Yi. This is reported by the Turkmenistan.ru correspondent with reference to the press service of the President of Turkmenistan. 

 

Turkmen-Moldovan political consultations held in Chisinau

 

The Foreign Ministries of Turkmenistan and the Republic of Moldova held political consultations in Chisinau, the press service of the Turkmen Foreign Ministry said.

 


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Information messages

On 26-30 November 2018, the International Training and Methodology Centre for Financial Monitoring (MUMCFM) held a training workshop in Moscow, Russian Federation with the participation of representatives of ministries, departments and universities of Turkmenistan on the topic of «Professional development of personnel in the field of combating money laundering and financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) ». During the workshop were discussed various topics and methods of AML/CFT training.

 

On 3-5 December 2018, a joint EAG/ATG topology workshop was held in Novosibirsk, Russian Federation attended by representatives of Turkmenistan.

 

On 17-20 December 2018, in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, in cooperation with the World Bank, was held NRA assessment workshop attended by representatives of ministries, agencies, and the private sector of Turkmenistan.

 

On April 3-4, 2019 in Almaty, the Republic of Kazakhstan on the basis of the Central Asian Regional Information and Coordination Centre for Combating Illicit Trafficking of Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances and their Precursors (CARICC) was held a workshop - meeting to study the experience of functioning simplified forms of work of law enforcement agencies and financial intelligence units (international centers) which was attended by a representative of the Financial Monitoring Service at the Ministry of Finance and economy of Turkmenistan.

 

On march 5-7, 2019 in Tashkent, Republic of Uzbekistan was held workshop by European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on the topic of                      «Anti-money laundering» which was attended by representatives of Turkmenistan

 

On 2-5 April 2019, in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan workshop was held jointly with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime on the topic of «Fundamentals of operational and strategic analysis of financial data» which was attended by representatives of the Financial Monitoring Service at the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Turkmenistan and the Agency for the Protection of the Economy from Risks.

 

On 29 May 2019, in the framework of the 30th Plenary Session, a joint NDB BRICS/EAG/MUMCFM was organized workshop on «Improving financial monitoring using new technologies» with the participation of the delegation of Turkmenistan.

 

On 29-31 January 2019 the Plenary Meeting of Egmont Group was held in Jakarta, Indonesia, where participated chairman of the Financial monitoring service Dovran Dovletovich Halbayev. More than 300 participants representing members of the Egmont Group, international organizations, partners and observers gathered at this event, organized by the Indonesian Center for Financial Reporting and Analysis. The working groups discussed issues related to the identification of new projects aimed at enhancing knowledge, improving the efficiency and operational performance of the FIU, ensuring timely completion of all ongoing projects aimed at strengthening the FIU, analysis of obstacles to bilateral and multilateral information exchange between the FIUs, development of a glossary of key terms of the Egmont group in order to improve the quality of terminology, consideration of applications of candidates for membership and many other issues.

On 17-22 February 2019 in Paris, France a representative of the Financial Monitoring Service at the ministry of Finance and economy of Turkmenistan participated in the Plenary Session and working groups of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). During these events, various issues of efficiency, mutual evaluation and many other relevant topics in the field of AML/CFT were discussed.

 

On April 16-17, 2019 in Moscow of the Russian Federation was held the WGTA intersessional meeting in which took part the delegation of Turkmenistan. At the meetings was discussed issues related to the EAG draft budget for 2020, procedures for conducting the 2nd round of mutual evaluations and many other.

 

On May 27-31, 2019 in Moscow of the Russian Federation were held the meetings of the Working Groups and the 30th EAG Plenary meeting in which took part the delegation of Turkmenistan.

Announcements

On 10-11 June 2019, together with the OSCE Ashgabat Centre is planned a seminar on «Best Practices in Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism in the Sectors of Established Non-Financial Enterprises and Professions (DNFBPs)»at the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Turkmenistan, that will be attended by representatives of the Financial monitoring service at the ministry of Finance and economy of Turkmenistan, ministry of Finance and economy of Turkmenistan, law enforcement agencies of Turkmenistan and the DNFBPs sector.

 

 

On June 20-21 2019 in the Russian Federation in Moscow the Center for Financial Monitoring and Global Economy of the Faculty of Global Processes of Lomonosov Moscow State University, with the support of the Federal Financial Monitoring Service in cooperation with the UN Counterterrorism Department will be organized a workshop on information technologies in the field of combating money laundering and financing of terrorism which will be attended by representatives of the Financial monitoring service of the ministry of Finance and economy of Turkmenistan.

On July 1-5 2019 in People's Republic of China in Beijing, will be held interregional workshop on «Illegal use of money transfer and value transfer services» and a regional meeting of financial intelligence units in cooperation with the Global Program against Money-Laundering, Proceeds of Crime and the Financing of Terrorism and the People's Bank of China within the framework of the subprogram for Afghanistan and neighboring countries, with the participation of the Financial monitoring service at the ministry of Finance and economy of Turkmenistan.   

 
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