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18.05.2022 | Artur Davtyan discussed issues on mutual assistance in corruption crimes, asset recovery with the Chairman of the Administrative Control Authority of Egypt

The official visit of the RA Prosecutor General of the Republic of Armenia is ongoing.

 

Today Artur Davtyan had a meeting with Hassan Abdel Shafi Ahmed Abdel Ghani, the Chairman of the Administrative Control Authority of Arab Republic of Egypt.

 

Issues of cooperation on transnational crime, especially corruption, money laundering, asset recovery were discussed during the meeting of the RA Prosecutor General and the Chairman of the Administrative Control Authority of Arab Republic of Egypt. They had expressed mutual interest on the above-mentioned during the 9th Session of the Conference on UN Convention on Corruption in Sharm-El-Sheikh on December 2021.

 

Artur Davtyan attaches importance to the fact that his visit is scheduled in the period when Egypt is the presiding country of the Conference of the UN Convention on Corruption.

 

The Administrative Control Authority of Egypt, which is led by the Chairman Hassan Abdel Shafi Ahmed Abdel Ghani, was presiding at the regular session of the mentioned conference, it has a notable role in the law enforcement system and the anti-corruption fight of that country. Taking into account the mentioned Artur Davtyan hopes that they can form both bilateral and multilateral framework for mutual assistance.

 

He has underlined that the fight against corruption, asset recovery of assets moved out from Armenia illegally currently are considered as the priorities of the RA Prosecutor’s Office. To this end the RA Prosecutor’s Office enlarges its international cooperation, where the cooperation with Egypt is an important step for new high-quality cooperation in the field of law.    

 

Mr. Hassan Abdel Shafi Ahmed Abdel Ghani reaffirmed the interest of the agency led by him in the frame of fight against primary crimes for both countries. To this end he underlined the steps aimed at promoting the legal base of cooperation between the General Prosecutor’s Office of Egypt and General Prosecutor’s Office of Armenia.