NAURU PRESIDENT RENE HARRIS, WHO SAID HIS COUNTRY HAS APPROVED A LAW
AGAINST MONEY LAUNDERING.
Nauru President Rene Harris - seen at the opening of the 2001 Pacific
Islands Forum summit in Aiwo, Nauru on August 16, 2001 - said in a
statement on August 28, 2001, that his country has approved a law
banning money laundering and setting up a regulatory body to supervise
offshore banking. Nauru passed the law under pressure from the
Paris-based Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
(OECD). Picture taken August 16, 2001.