The European Commission has announced it’s intention to remove Ghana from the European Union’s Money laundering and Terrorism Financing list.
According to a press statement issued from the Communications Directorate at the Jubilee House, the European Commission has assessed the efforts Ghana has made in implementing the action plan of the International Country Risk Guide (ICRG)
“The European Union acknowledged the efforts Ghana has made in implementing the action plan of the International Country Risk Guide (ICRG) in record time. The Commission, thus, congratulated Ghana for the reforms embarked on, as well as the sustainable, robust systems deployed towards being taken off the list” the release added,” part of the statement read.
The European Commission’s decision is said to have been arrived during President Nana Akufo-Addo’s two-day working visit to Belgium.
This comes after Ghana in May 2020, was cited by the European Commission for anti-money laundering and terrorism financing concerns together with three other African countries including Botswana, Mauritius and Zimbabwe.
They were all been subjected to intensive financial transaction inspection.
Story by: Michael Ampong | universnewsroom.com