FATF follow-up

As a follow-up to their August meeting, a team from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) began talks with Pakistani officials on October 8, including members from the State Bank, interior and finance ministries, and the financial monitoring unit among others.

For citizens who have been affected by terrorism, this step towards accountability comes with relief. Terrorist groups have continued to operate on this land and it is time for the government to keep a strict check on how they receive the funding to do so, having had a history of banned outfits linked to high-profile figures and organisations.

Removed from the gray list in 2015 after a three-year stint since 2012, Pakistan has made its way back to the list. This was predictable because since then, many of our politicians, including the former prime minister, have been charged with embezzlement and

... read more at: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1821117/6-fatf-follow-up/

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