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How Indonesia Prevents Terrorism Financing

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - The National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT) and the Financial Transactions Analysis and Reporting Center (PPATK) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen efforts to prevent and eradicate terrorism financing.

"In dealing with the financing of terrorism, we do need the help of the PPATK," Head of BNPT Police Commissioner General Suhardi Alius stated during the MoU signing event in Jakarta on Wednesday.

He noted that terrorists currently took advantage of technological developments, such as the virtual payment gateway Paypal, to fund their terror activities. Hence, it must be prevented, so that the funds do not flow for terrorist activities, he emphasized.

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