Financial Action Task Force

Setback for India as Pakistan may be out of FATF 'Grey List' in February

China, which hosted the key meeting of the international terror financing watchdog, said on Thursday that Pakistan has made 'visible progress' to strengthen its counter-terrorism financing system.

published on : 24th January 2020

FATF asks 150 questions to Pakistan, seeks answers against madrassas linked to banned outfits

Pakistan has been given January 8, 2020 deadline to respond to the 150 questions, the official said on Saturday.

published on : 22nd December 2019

Important for Pakistan to implement FATF recommendations to counter terror financing: US

The implementation of the FATF recommendations, besides taking action against terrorist networks, would help the US revise its travel advisory against Pakistan.

published on : 23rd November 2019

EU offers technical assistance to Pakistan on FATF action plan

The two sides undertook to hold the next political dialogue in Islamabad that would contribute towards the EU-Pakistan strategic dialogue at high representative and foreign minister-level. 

published on : 17th November 2019

Pakistan will achieve all FATF targets in time: Shah Mehmood Qureshi

Qureshi's remarks came after the Paris-based FATF put Pakistan on notice on Friday, warning that it will be blacklisted if it does not control terror funding by February.

published on : 20th October 2019

India seeks integration of anti-money laundering, anti-terror financing with IMF lending policies

In an indirect reference to Pakistan, she said that the IMF's revocation may not be as direct as FATF.

published on : 19th October 2019

Committed to implement FATF's action plan, says Pakistan after blacklist warning

Pakistani officials held sideline meetings with various delegations and briefed them about the progress on the FATF action plan.

published on : 18th October 2019

Pakistan escapes terror blacklisting by FATF, given February 2020 deadline

The FATF noted that Pakistan addressed only five out of the 27 tasks given to it in controlling funding to terror groups like the Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad.

published on : 18th October 2019

Pakistan to stay on FATF's Grey List till February 2020

While India pressed FATF to put Pakistan on its black list, the global body directed Islamabad to take measures for complete elimination of terror financing and money laundering.

published on : 18th October 2019

FATF expresses satisfaction at progress made by Pakistan in curbing terror

According to a media report, China, Turkey and Malaysia appreciated the steps taken by Pakistan.

published on : 15th October 2019

Pakistan delegation in Paris to present compliance report before FATF

FATF's Asia-Pacific unit had said that Pakistan faces high risks of money laundering and terror financing and has complied with just one the 40 recommendations set by it.

published on : 14th October 2019

Ajit Doval says Pakistan under biggest pressure from FATF

Terrorism is a low-cost sustainable option which may damage enemies to a great extent, Doval said in a reference to Pakistan.

published on : 14th October 2019

Pakistan likely to remain in FATF grey list: Think-tank

The European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) has said that there is little doubt that Pakistan is not really serious about its adherence to the FATF's requirements.

published on : 12th October 2019

Pakistan fares poorly in terror financing report ahead of key FATF plenary meeting

Pakistan was placed on the grey list in June last year and given a plan of action to complete it by October 2019 or face the risk of being placed on the blacklist with Iran and North Korea.

published on : 7th October 2019

Pakistan to be put on grey list for terror funding: Sources

The insiders revealed that Pakistan’s traditional friend China withdrew its objections in putting Islamabad on the grey list. 

published on : 23rd February 2018