ACC has initiated a workshop to establish an asset recovery system

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has launched a workshop on the establishment of a national system for asset recovery.

A special ceremony was held to inaugurate the establishment of the National Asset Recovery System. The ceremony was graced by Minister of Finance Ibrahim Amir and was attended by Prosecutor General Al-Ustaz Hussain Shamim, Auditor General Hussain Niyazy, UNODC Representative in Maldives Enrico Bonincena, and several other state institutions and ACC officials.

During the ceremony, Minister of Finance Ibrahim Amir and ACC President Adam Shamil spoke on the importance of establishing a national system of asset recovery.

The main objective of the 3-day workshop, which is being conducted with the participation of relevant state agencies, is to identify the work needed to establish a robust and comprehensive system to recover assets and money lost due to corruption. 

The workshop was attended by representatives from the President's Office, Ministry of Finance, Attorney General's Office, Prosecutor General's Office, Auditor General's Office, Maldives Police Service, Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, MMA's Finance Intelligence Unit, Maldives Inland Revenue Authority, Department of Judicial Administration, and Privatization and Corporatization Board participated as stakeholders.