DPP Meets Nepalese Government Officials
A high level Nepalese government delegation met the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Christopher Pryde, Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions, Mosese Korovou and manager, Serious Fraud Division, Jayneeta Prasad, on Wednesday.
They met at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) in Suva.
The Nepalese delegation consisting of 14 senior government officials from the Nepalese Department of Money Laundering and Investigation, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, the Financial Information Unit, and the Security and Insurance Boards of Nepal.
The delegation are in Fiji for the week as part of a knowledge sharing and capacity building programme on Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Financing of Terrorism (CFT).
The delegation was updated on developments in Fiji’s AML and CFT laws and recent AML cases being prosecuted by the ODPP in Fiji.
The delegation also heard first-hand of Fiji’s experiences going through the AML/CFT mutual evaluation procedure that was conducted last year in San Diego. Nepal will go through a similar mutual evaluation procedure in 2020.