Pakistan

Ishaq Dar reviews measures against money laundering, terror financing

Dar

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here on Thursday chaired a meeting to review the progress on the reformatory measures and enforcement actions against money laundering and terrorism financing in the country.

Director general Financial Monitoring Unit gave a briefing on the actions recently taken to curb the menace of money laundering and terrorism financing.

He shared latest progress made by Pakistan in this regard and apprised the participants of details. Foreign Office shared a number of parleys held with diplomatic community about latest reforms undertaken by Pakistan. Some additional measures to strengthen the regime on anti-money laundering and counter terrorism (AML/CFT) were also discussed.


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The meeting reaffirmed the state’s resolve to continue to strengthen the AML/CFT framework and collectively work towards peace and security of the country.

National security adviser, secretary to the prime minister, secretary finance, additional secretary and director general (UN) of the Foreign Office and senior representatives of the Interior Division and State Bank of Pakistan also attended the meeting.

Dar had in December last year apprised the World Bank that the government was actively working on ensuring a legislative and regulatory framework to curb money laundering and ensure transparency in fiscal governance.

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