US Treasury Assistant Secretary to visit Cyprus on April 18 and 19

US Department of the Treasury Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea will be visiting Cyprus from April 18 to 19, to enhance cooperation between the United States and the Republic of Cyprus to ensure that Cyprus has a strong and healthy financial sector.

The visit, held in the framework of a regional trip that includes a stop in Bahrain, is a follow-up to his trip last year, and highlights the Treasury’s commitment to continue working with partners in Cyprus and the broader region to strengthen their efforts to fight money laundering and counter the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT).

According to a press release, during his visit, Billingslea will meet with Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides, Finance Minister Harris Georgiades, new Central Bank Governor Constantinos Herodotou and other officials.

Billingslea will discuss the cooperation of the Republic of Cyprus with the United States on fighting money laundering, enhancing transparency and other measures, such as complying with US sanctions to prevent illicit actors from exploiting the international financial system.

Source: Cyprus News Agency