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Asad Umar chairs NEC meeting, reviews progress on FATF action plan

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Asad Umar on Tuesday chaired a meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) on Tuesday to review the progress on Financial Action Task Force (FATF) action plan. According to a statement released from the ministry, the National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) made a detailed presentation on the terrorist financing risk assessment, prepared jointly by NACTA and FIA in consultation with a number of relevant authorities. After detailed deliberations on various aspects of the assessment…

NEC approves Annual Development Plan for 2017-18

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says development projects should not be politicized as it is for prosperity of every Pakistani. Addressing the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting, Mr. Sharif said Pakistan's economic indicators have significantly improved and this is acknowledged by international financial rating institutions. He said the GDP growth rate of 5.28% for the current financial year is commendable. The Prime Minister said Pakistan is now among the fastest growing economies of the world. Mr.…