FATF

No Saudi anti-Pakistan vote in FATF plenary ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Thursday categorically rejected the “false and baseless” media reports claiming that Saudi Arabia had voted against Pakistan in the ongoing plenary of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). “Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoy strong fraternal ties and the two countries have always cooperated […]

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China says some states pursuing political agenda against Pakistan in FATF Photo: File BEIJING: Reiterating its support to Pakistan at the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) platform, China has categorically announced that it does not want the forum to be politicised as some countries were pursuing their political agenda in a bid to blacklist Pakistan. […]

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Pakistan and the FATF’s sword of damocles The Financial Action Task Force’s decision-making body, the FATF Plenary, decided to keep Pakistan on the list of ‘Jurisdictions with Strategic [Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism or AML/CFT] Deficiencies’ – or the so-called ‘Grey List’. Whereas the plenary acknowledged the progress Pakistan made “towards improving […]

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