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Meetings of the Interagency Commission
to counteract the legalization (laundering) of proceeds from crime and terrorist financing
the Ministry of Finance and Economics of Turkmenistan

 

 

2013

 

Date

The main issues discussed at the meeting of the interdepartmental working commission

 

  Participants of the meeting
 

1. Limiting the inflow and outflow of national and foreign currency, that exceeds the norms of Customs Services of Turkmenistan, directly through the border patrol areas, and also discussed legal methods of encouragement for those types of transfers to occur through the banking sector.

2. Observation and discussion of methods of financial monitoring of Anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism system in The State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan.

3. Other issues.

 

  Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism
 

1. Progress of implementation of recommendations of FATF on Anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism system by ministries and interagency entities through adding new amendments, and making changes in current related norms of laws of Turkmenistan.   

2. Observation and discussion of financial monitoring methods of Anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism system within the technical inventory departments under supervision of the Ministry of Municipal Economy of Turkmenistan.

3. Other issues.

 

 

Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism

 

 

1. Methods and ways of application of risk-based approach in order to allocate resources efficiently across national Anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism regime. 

2. Other issues.

 

 

 

Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism

 

 

1. The projects that will be discussed at the upcoming plenary Anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) meeting of the members of Eurasian Group (EAG) in Minsk, Republic of Belarus in between 20-24th of May of 2013:

- Protocol of cooperation in between EAG and Regional Anti-terrorist structure of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (RATS SCO);

- Memorandum of cooperation in between EAG and Antiterrorism Centre of Commonwealth of Independent States;

- Memorandum of cooperation in between EAG and Central Asian Regional Informational Coordination Center against fighting illegal drug trafficking, psychedelic substances and their precursors, and also to design a mechanism of incorporation it onto the system of Turkmenistan.   

2. Other issues. 

 

  Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism
 

1.  The projects and potential solutions that will be discussed at the upcoming plenary on Anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) meeting of the members of Eurasian Group (EAG) in Minsk, Republic of Belarus in between 20-24th of May of 2013.

2. Other issues.

 

Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism

 

 

1.  Discussion of outcomes of the FATF Plenary meeting that was held in Oslo, Norway, on 19-21 June.

2. With the purpose of implementation of the First Recommendation of the FATF, the process of the application of the national risk-based approach to the Anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) regime of Turkmenistan has been discussed.  

3. Other issues.

 

Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism

 

 

1. Discussion of inspection results conducted by Financial Monitoring Department of Ministry of Finance of Turkmenistan.

    2. Other issues.

  Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism

 

 

 

2012

 

Date

The main issues discussed at the meeting of the interdepartmental working commission

 

  Participants of the meeting
 

1. Preparation and discussion of issues concerning the upcoming meeting with international experts of the Group to develop measures to counter money laundering and terrorist financing (FATF), which is scheduled to be held inTurkmenistan to assess the structure of the national AML / CFT system.

       2. 
Other matters.

 

 

Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism

 

 

1. Discussion of the general meeting of the FATF, which was held 13-17 February 2012

2. Other matters.

 

Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism

 

 

1. Consideration of issues the upcoming meeting "face to face" with experts fromthe Eurasian Group on combating money laundering and terrorist financing, which will be held on 25-27 March 2012.

2. Other matters.

 

Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism

 

 

1. The meeting "face to face" with experts from the Eurasian Group on combating money laundering and terrorist financing

2. Meeting with the International Training Center for Financial Monitoring(ITCFM).

3. Other issues

 

Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism

 

 

1. Discussion of meeting "face to face" with experts from the Eurasian Group oncombating money laundering and terrorist financing and the International Training Center for Financial Monitoring (ITCFM), held March 25-27, 2012.

2. Other matters.

  Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism

 

 

 

2011

 

Date

The main issues discussed at the meeting of the interdepartmental working commission

 

  Participants of the meeting
16.03.2011

1. Discuss ways to implement the functions and obligations stipulated in the Statute of the Interagency Coordinating Working Group under the ITFanti-legalization of proceeds from crime and terrorist financing approved by the Decree of President of Turkmenistan on February 25, 2011. №11536.

2. Discussions to develop a work plan for the 2011 Inter-Agency Working Group.

  3. Identify ways of mutual co-ordination of members of the InteragencyWorking Group.

   4. Discussion on changes and amendments to the legislation of Turkmenistanregarding the recommendations of the FATF review of international cooperation,but on 21/02/11 the year.

5. Other issues.

 

  Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism
06.04.2011

1. Consideration and debate the proposals and comments from the ministries and departments on mutual evaluation by experts in the field EAG anti-moneylaundering and terrorist financing, which was held from 6-14 November 2010 in Turkmenistan.

2. Consideration voprosovi conduct discussions on establishing international relations in the sphere of combating money laundering and terrorist financing.

3. Other matters.

 

Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism

 

25.05.2011

1. Conducting discussions on the Regulation on the measures against countries with inadequate system to combat money laundering, proceeds of crime.

2. Conducting discussions on Polozheniyuo holding action against officials of a foreign country, in order to counter money laundering, laundering and terrorist financing.

    3. Conducting discussions on the Regulation on the organization of internal control in order to counteract legalization of proceeds from crime and terrorist financing.

     4. Conducting discussions on the Regulation establishing the training requirements, training, qualifications of staff responsible entities of financialmonitoring, implementing measures to counter money laundering and terrorist financing.

5. Other matters.

 

  Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism
30.06.2011

1. Discussion of the 14th Plenary Session of the Eurasian Group on combating money laundering and terrorist financing.

2. Discussion of the 34th Plenary Meeting of FATF.

     3. Discussion on the introduction of amendments to the legislation of Turkmenistan.

4. Other issues

 

Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism

 

12.07.2011 1. A. Discussion on the introduction of amendments to the legislation of Turkmenistan.  

Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism

 

26.07.2011 1. Discussion of the main areas of the proposed technical assistance to the Ministry of Finance of the United States to further improve the national AML / CFT system in line with international standards  

Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism

 

29.08.2011

1. Review of the Regulation "On the propagation of the lists of terrorists and fulfill its requirements."

2. Other matters.

 

Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism

 

30.09.2011

1. Consideration of the outcome of the meeting of the regional group for Europe and Eurasia, conducted by IÇRG 22-23/09/2011 in the city Praizh France.

2. Other issues.

 

Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism

 

31.10.2011

1. Consideration of the outcome of the next meeting of the FATF held in Paris, France, 24-28.10.2011 year.

2. Other issues.

 

Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism

 

29.11.2011

1. Consideration of the 15 plenary session of the Eurasian Group on combating money laundering and terrorist financing, which was held in Syamyn's Republic of China from 23-25 ​​November 2011.

2. Consideration of the instruction Ministry of Economy and Developmentrequested in accordance with the Law "On Licensing Certain Types of Activities"conduct an audit of the control of the Committee for Sports and Tourism of the activities of a casino.

3. Other matters.

 

Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism

 

26.12.2011

1. Evaluation of decisions in the development of national AML / CFT system inTurkmenistan in 2011.

2. Other issues.

 

Representatives of the FMD Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan,Turkmen Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of National Security of the Ministryof Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Turkmenistan on combatingdrug trafficking, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Development, Central Bank of Turkmenistan, the State commodity and raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the State Committee for Sport and Tourism

 

 

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