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Financial Action Task Force


Deadlines are over, act or face financial consequences: FATF to Pak

February 22, 2020 7:54 am

The FATF, in its plenary meeting held in Paris from February 16-21, expressed serious concerns on Pakistan’s failure to complete its 27-point action plan in line with the agreed timeline which ended in September 2019.

Why Pakistan might not be 'blacklisted' this time by FATF

February 15, 2020 9:44 am

As things stand now, Pakistan is in the 'Ongoing Process Statement'—along with 11 other countries, according to the FATF website updated as of October 2019. It's anybody's guess as to what progress Pakistan has made in combatting terror and terror financing.

Pakistan needs to do more on FATF: Gareth Bayley

January 17, 2020 6:10 am

"As for the coming discussions at FATF, about Pakistan, at this stage, all options are on the table. And where we come out will depend on the evidence that Pakistan has submitted and continues to submit," he said.

Explained: FATF's another 150 questions for Pakistan -- and what happens now  

December 24, 2019 8:05 pm

The FATF has kept Pakistan on the Grey List until February 2020. In October, it had warned that Pakistan would be put on the Black List if it did not comply with the remaining 22 points in a list of 27 questions.

Or else, blacklisting

December 12, 2019 11:37 pm

Present troubles of Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan are due to FATF pressure. Anti-terror watchdog must stay the course.

Pakistan arrests top four leaders of JuD/LeT ahead of FATF meeting

October 10, 2019 9:02 pm

The development comes ahead of the Financial Action Task Force's crucial plenary meeting scheduled to be held in Paris from October 12 to October 15.

Expect Pakistan to take measures to address global concerns related to terror: MEA on FATF deadline

August 23, 2019 12:27 pm

The FATF providing Pakistan time until October to ensure steps in accordance with the internationally agreed action plan and warned that the country would face action, otherwise.

Pakistan has time till October to curb terror financing: FATF

June 22, 2019 8:58 am

“The FATF strongly urges Pakistan to swiftly complete its action plan by October 2019 when the last set of action plan items are set to expire. Otherwise, the FATF will decide the next step at that time for insufficient progress,” it said after a meeting in Orlando, Florida.

Pakistan foreign minister Qureshi briefs Pompeo about addressing FATF concerns

June 18, 2019 3:42 pm

Qureshi, who is on an official visit to the UK, had a telephonic call with Pompeo to discuss bilateral relations and regional peace and security, according to a statement issued by the Foreign Office here.

Terror watchdog steps up pressure on Pakistan

February 23, 2019 1:53 am

This comes a day after the Pakistan government decided to “accelerate action against proscribed organisations” and reinstated a ban on 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed's JuD and its surrogate, FIF.