Aims & Objectives

  • To make the world safer from money laundering and financing of terrorism;
  • To provide education, promote research, and disseminate knowledge and information in the area of anti-money laundering laws and combating of financing of terrorism;
  • To collaborate/affiliate/associate with local and international organizations, trusts, security institutions, financial intelligence units, and associations/bodies/groups pursuing similar goals;
  • To arrange lectures by recognized national and international scholars for the professionals and the general public;
  • To hold conferences, seminars, workshops, lectures, courses and meetings for promotion of anti-money laundering and combating of financing of terrorism in Pakistan and/or elsewhere;
  • To provide coaching to the lawyers, bankers, personnel and officials of the financial intelligence units, reporting entities, financial and non-financial businesses, law enforcement agencies, regulators, stakeholders;
  • To facilitate research in anti-money laundering and combating of financing of terrorism;
  • To assist the governments in improving legislation on anti-money laundering and combating of financing of terrorism laws, regulations and rules;
  • To study anti-money laundering and combating of financing of terrorism rules, regulations or laws of bodies dealing with anti-money laundering and combating of financing of terrorism and suggest ways and means for overcoming any difficulties experienced by such bodies, and organizations/institutions;
  • To represent Pakistan at all levels locally and internationally in all areas of law especially anti-money laundering and combating of financing of terrorism laws, rules and regulations; and
  • To establish and maintain a reference library in pursuance of the objects of the AMLA and facilitate access to books, reviews, magazines, newspapers and other publications on anti-money laundering and combating of financing of terrorism.