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Pakistani Taliban patrol in their stronghold of Shawal in Pakistani tribal region of South Waziristan in this file photo in this file photo from 2012. (AP Photo)

Taliban collecting funds openly, Pak govt turning blind eye: Report

ANI | , Islamabad
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 09:25 PM IST
Afridi said, "Whenever there are important meetings of important organisations like the United Nations and FATF, these terrorists and terrorist organisations are banned but the moment these meetings are finished, they resurface".
In a statement, the FATF noted that Pakistan has made “significant progress” on the entire action plan, and has “largely addressed 24 of the 27 action items”.(AP)
In a statement, the FATF noted that Pakistan has made “significant progress” on the entire action plan, and has “largely addressed 24 of the 27 action items”.(AP)

Terror financing watchdog keeps Pakistan on ‘grey list’

UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 07:55 AM IST
The outcome was widely anticipated, though Pakistan has failed to meet all deadlines set by the multilateral watchdog to complete the 27-point action plan that was drawn up after the country was placed on the grey list - which is the list of countries under increased monitoring - in June 2018.
In the last plenary held in October 2020, the FATF concluded that Pakistan will continue in its “grey list” till February 2021(AFP photo)
In the last plenary held in October 2020, the FATF concluded that Pakistan will continue in its “grey list” till February 2021(AFP photo)

Pakistan unlikely to exit ‘grey list’ as FATF meets to decide its fate: Report

PTI | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, Islamabad
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 08:50 PM IST
The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force had placed Pakistan on the grey list in June 2018 and asked Islamabad to implement a plan of action to curb money laundering and terror financing by the end of 2019 but the deadline was extended later on due to Covid-19 pandemic.
As things stand, Pakistan is on the FATF's grey list since June 2018.(HT Photo)
As things stand, Pakistan is on the FATF's grey list since June 2018.(HT Photo)

US retains terrorist designation of Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba

PTI | , Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 08:06 AM IST
Days ahead of the transition of power, the US Department of State said that it has amended the terrorist designations of LJ and ISIL Sinai Peninsula (ISIL-SP) to include additional aliases.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has been trying to impress the FATF to get Pakistan off the hook at the FATF review next month (Reuters)
Prime Minister Imran Khan has been trying to impress the FATF to get Pakistan off the hook at the FATF review next month (Reuters)

US retains Lashkar’s terror tag, casts a shadow over Pak’s chances at FATF

UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 03:21 PM IST
  • The US State Department decision to continue treating the Lashkar-e-Tayyiba as a terror organisation, an Indian official said, suggests that it is as potent as ever despite cosmetic steps taken by Islamabad.
India on Saturday said it expects Pakistan to take all necessary steps to effectively implement the FATF action plan fully by September.(Getty Images)
India on Saturday said it expects Pakistan to take all necessary steps to effectively implement the FATF action plan fully by September.(Getty Images)

Modi govt’s timely reminder to Imran Khan as terror blacklist looms for Pakistan

New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2019 11:01 PM IST
In June last year, the FATF placed Pakistan on the grey list of countries whose domestic laws are considered weak to tackle the challenges of money laundering and terrorism financing.
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