Readout: Under Secretary of the Treasury Brian Nelson’s Visit to Oman

MUSCAT — Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Brian E. Nelson traveled to the Sultanate of Oman on January 29th to continue close coordination on countering illicit finance and other economic issues.

Under Secretary Nelson met with government officials, including H.E. Sheikh Khalifa al Harthy, Foreign Ministry Under Secretary for Diplomatic Affairs and H.E. Tahir bin Salim al Amir, Executive President of the Central Bank of Oman, to discuss continued partnership on anti-money laundering and terrorist financing (AML/CFT) efforts, including through Oman’s membership in the Terrorist Financing Targeting Center. They also discussed increasing investment opportunities and agreed upon the importance of a risk-based approach to addressing illicit finance.