Islamabad: Pakistan received a jolt as the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF's) Asia Pacific Group (APG) on Money Laundering has kept the country on "Enhanced Follow-up List" for its slow progress on the technical recommendations of the FATF to fight terror financing, media reports said.
Islamabad: Pakistan seems to have hired a lobbyist firm on the Capitol Hill to push a narrative favouring Islamabad with US President Donald Trump-led administration and get bailed out of the club of nations on the “grey list', just days ahead of the crucial Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meeting.
Islamabad: The deadline for Pakistan over the 'grey list' issue to be discussed in the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meeting is drawing nearer and in such a scenario the country's actions against 26/11 attackers in India will be under the scanner as part of the 27-point action list it has been handed to complete, media reports said.
Pakistan seems to be racing against time as the October deadline set by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to clean up its records on terror financing approaches, though Islamabad seems to be still trying to shield JuD chief and Lashkar-e-Taiba patron Hafiz Saeed.
Islamabad: Despite Financial Action Task Force (FATF) challenge, Pakistan continues to provide VIP treatment to many terrorists, including underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and Pakistan-based Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF) terrorist Ranjeet Singh Neeta, media reports said.
Quetta: Free Balochistan Movement (FBM) spokesperson Gamshaad Baloch has said Pakistan is still promoting religious extremism in occupied Balochistan, Sindh, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, urging the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to not overlook the current wave of religious violence in the nation.
Islamabad: Pakistan security officials have killed a terrorist commander and his three accomplices during an operation near the boundary of North and South Waziristan tribal districts on Sunday, media reports said.
Islamabad/UNI: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday lambasted his country's opposition for defeating two bills related to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in the Senate, accusing them of trying to sabotage his efforts to help Pakistan exit from the watchdog's 'grey list' for personal political interests.
Islamabad/UNI: The Pakistan government has decided to ban another militant outfit- Khatam-Ul-Ambia taking the number of outlawed organisations to 77.
Islamabad: Pakistan has submitted its initial draft report to the joint group of Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global terror financing watchdog, showing progress and compliance of remaining 13 points out of 27 action points, reports The News International.
Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistani terror groups seem to be benefitting from the COVID-19 outbreak as all of their operatives, who were in jail as a condition to keep Pakistan out of Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) blacklist, have now walked free amid the spike in virus infection cases in the country, media reports said.
Islamabad/UNI: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) would be reviewing Pakistan’s performance in meeting its commitments to check terror financing and money laundering at the body's next meeting slated to be held in Beijing on June 21-26, Dawn reported on Tuesday.
Pakistan had been identified by the money laundering and terror financing watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), as a ‘high risk and non-cooperative’ country as far back as in June 2008, and had been placed on the organization’s grey list. It was removed from the list the following year, but found its way back on the grey list in February 2012, when it was described as a ‘high-risk and non-cooperative country, not committed to an action plan’.
Tehran/Xinhua/UNI: Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnaser Hemmati said that a decision by the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to blacklist the Islamic Republic will not affect the country's foreign trade, Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday.
Islamabad/IBNS: Apart from the global terror financial watchdog FATF's move of keeping the nation in 'grey list', Pakistan has now moved one step down in the Human Development Index (HDI) to touch 152.