Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit
The Central Agency of Bangladesh to Fight Against Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
National Coordination Committee (NCC)

National coordination committee (NCC) is the apex body for formulation and implementation of policies for combating money laundering and financing of terrorism. The committee, comprises of members of all relevant agencies, is headed by the honorable Finance Minister. Other members of the committee are:

  • Chairman, Anti Corruption Commission;
  • Principal Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office;
  • Attorney General of Bangladesh;
  • Governor, Bangladesh Bank;
  • Secretary, Finance Division, Ministry of Finance;
  • Secretary, Financial Institutions Division, Ministry of Finance;
  • Secretary, Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs;
  • Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs;
  • Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
  • Secretary, Ministry of Commerce;
  • Chairman, National Board of Revenue;
  • Chairman, Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission;
  • Inspector General, Bangladesh Police; and
  • Head, Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit.

Head of Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) is the member secretary of the NCC. BFIU provides secretarial support for the committee. The committee sits at least 3 (three) times in a year. The scopes of the committee are:

  • To formulate policies of national interest for combating money laundering and financing of terrorism;
  • To direct all concerned agencies for implementation of the adopted policies;
  • To coordinate among different ministries, divisions and organizations
  • To evaluate Bangladesh against international standards related to money laundering and financing of terrorism time to time and take proper step(s) to implement the same;
  • To form working committee time to time for special purposes and assign term of reference (ToR) for that committee;
  • To evaluate the activities of BFIU, Investigating Agencies and Regulatory Authorities on annual basis and provide further instructions;
  • To collect information regarding money laundering and financing of terrorism from concerned ministries, divisions and organizations and take decisions on the basis of the collected information;
  • To take any other initiative or decision as deemed necessary by the Committee.