FATF

Pakistan: Opposition-dominated Senate blocks another FATF-related bill

The bill said funding for terrorism was a major obstacle in the country's development and a source of disgrace to it.

published on : 16th September 2020

Pakistan Parliament passes bill to regulate cooperative societies against terror financing

The National Assembly also adopted motions, seeking to refer two bills related to the tough conditions set by the FATF, which were passed by the lower house but rejected by the upper house last month.

published on : 15th September 2020

Pakistan's Senate rejects two FATF-linked bills

Anti-Money Laundering (Second Amendment) Bill and the Islamabad Capital Territory Waqf Properties Bill, passed by the National Assembly a day before, were rejected through a voice vote by the Senate.

published on : 26th August 2020

Pakistan confirms putting Dawood Ibrahim's name in new terror sanctions list

The Pakistan government ordered the seizure of all movable and immovable properties of these outfits and individuals, and freezing of their bank accounts.

published on : 23rd August 2020

Pakistan admits sheltering Dawood Ibrahim, puts curbs on terror groups to avoid FATF blacklisting

The FATF put Pakistan on the grey list in June 2018 and asked Islamabad to implement a plan of action by the end of 2019, but the deadline was extended later due to COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 22nd August 2020

Pakistan govt gets two FATF-related bills passed through National Assembly amid opposition protest

As the clause by clause voting started, the opposition lawmakers stood up to create pandemonium, forcing the speaker to suspend the proceedings thrice.

published on : 30th July 2020

FATF review of India's anti-money laundering and terror financing regime pushed to 2021 due to COVID

The FATF is a global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog that sets international standards to prevent illegal activities in the economic and financial channels of a country.

published on : 26th July 2020

Pakistan rejects reports on its FATF 'Grey List', says 'no decision' taken at plenary

Pakistan repeatedly drew the attention of the international community towards India's 'sinister' attempts to use the FATF process for its narrow political gains, the FO said.

published on : 26th June 2020

Pakistan's continuation in FATF grey list vindicates India's position: MEA

The decision was taken at the Financial Action Task Force's third and final plenary held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 25th June 2020

Pakistan gets breather as FATF extends deadline

The FATF had placed Pakistan on the grey list in June 2018, placing at least 27 conditions for compliance review on September 2019.

published on : 25th June 2020

Pakistan to remain under FATF's 'Grey List', inability to curb terror funding cited as reason

The decision was taken at the body's third plenary session, which was held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 25th June 2020

Pakistan remains safe haven for terrorists; took 'modest steps' to counter terror financing: US report

The suspension of US aid to Pakistan, which was announced by President Donald Trump in January 2018, remained in effect throughout 2019, the State Department said.

published on : 24th June 2020

Pakistan proscribed two main and 11 affiliated groups in last 20 months: Minister

Noting the ministry’s achievements, the report stated that the ministry proscribed two main and 11 affiliated organisations as well as froze 976 movable and immovable properties of proscribed outfits.

published on : 11th June 2020

FATF to review Pakistan's performance on global commitments to fight terror in June in China

Paris-based FATF is an inter-governmental body established in 1989 to combat money laundering, terrorist financing and other related threats to the integrity of the international financial system.

published on : 7th April 2020

No improvements: FATF jabs Pakistan over lack of action against terror funding

FATF on Friday decided to retain Pakistan in its 'Grey List' and warned the country of stern action if it fails to prosecute and penalise those involved in terror funding emanating from its jurisdicti

published on : 22nd February 2020
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