Hari Kumar Nepal, Deputy Director in Nepal Rastra Bank and currently working in the AML cell in the Ministry of Finance, provided an overview of the preparation and implementation of Nepal’s national anti-money laundering framework.
He did this presentation together with Matthew Byrne, Senior Council in the IMF’s Legal Department. Mr. Ram Sharan Pudasaini, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Finance, also spoke.
According to a press release issued by IMF, the presentation, which took place in the context of the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington DC was well attended. Among the attendees were Carlo Grasso, Deputy Managing Director of the IMF and Arjun Bahadur Karki, Nepal’s Ambassador to the United States, and Sean Hagan, Director of the IMF’s Legal Department.