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Sitharaman Reaffirms India’s Commitment To Fighting Money Laundering, Terror Financing; Lauds FATF

Sitharaman Reaffirms India’s Commitment To Fighting Money Laundering, Terror Financing; Lauds FATF

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an inter-governmental body established in 1989 to combat money laundering, terrorist financing and other related threats to the integrity of the international financial system.

22 April 2022
Jaishankar Sheds Diplomatic Restraint, Takes Tough Stand Against Pakistan

Jaishankar Sheds Diplomatic Restraint, Takes Tough Stand Against Pakistan

FATF President Dr. Marcus Pleyer had said, 'Pakistan has made significant progress and it has largely addressed 26 out of 27 items on the action plan it first...

20 July 2021

Pak Remains On FATF's 'Grey List' Amid Deficiency In Checking Terror-Financing

'Serious deficiency on the part of Pakistan in checking terror-financing and it is yet to demonstrate taking action against the UN-designated terrorists and...

Pakistan Admits To Sheltering Dawood Ibrahim As It Imposes Financial Sanctions To Avoid FATF Blacklisting

Pakistan Admits To Sheltering Dawood Ibrahim As It Imposes Financial Sanctions To Avoid FATF Blacklisting

Pakistan admitted that Dawood Ibrahim was present on its soil after it imposed financial sanctions on 88 banned terror groups and their leaders. Underworld don...

22 August 2020

Pakistan Stays In FATF 'Grey List'; Warned Of Action If It Fails To Check Terror Funding

The decision has been taken at the Financial Action Task Force's plenary in Paris.

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20 February 2020
Pakistan Unlikely To Be Put On FATF 'Blacklist' Despite Failing To Implement Agreed Action Plan

Pakistan Unlikely To Be Put On FATF 'Blacklist' Despite Failing To Implement Agreed Action Plan

The hype notwithstanding, Pakistan is unlikely to be put in the “blacklist” of the Financial Action Task Force in the foreseeable future, writes Pranay...


18 February 2020
FATF To Review Pakistan's Efforts To  Fight Terror Financing Today

FATF To Review Pakistan's Efforts To Fight Terror Financing Today

More than 800 representatives from 205 countries and jurisdictions around the world will take part in the meeting.


13 February 2020
As Pakistan Jails Hafiz Saeed Ahead Of FATF Meet, India Questions 'Efficacy'

As Pakistan Jails Hafiz Saeed Ahead Of FATF Meet, India Questions 'Efficacy'

Saeed was sentenced to 11 years in prison by an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Lahore on Wednesday.


17 November 2019
EU Offers Technical Assistance To Pakistan For FATF Action Plan Implementation

EU Offers Technical Assistance To Pakistan For FATF Action Plan Implementation

Global terror financing watchdog FATF last month retained Pakistan on its 'Grey List' till February next year for its failure to take adequate action against...


02 November 2019
Pak Govt 'Failed To Significantly Limit' Terror Outfits From Fundraising, Recruiting: US

Pak Govt 'Failed To Significantly Limit' Terror Outfits From Fundraising, Recruiting: US

The major terrorist groups that focused on conducting attacks in Pakistan included Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Jamaat-ul Abrar (JuA), Islamic State’s...


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25 October 2019
FATF May Give Pakistan Chance To Save Itself From Brink

FATF May Give Pakistan Chance To Save Itself From Brink

There is a lot of misunderstanding in India about FATF. It is not a legally empowered international body to impose sanctions like the UN Security Council or...


26 October 2019
Bouncers And Yorkers! Why Showman Imran Khan Is In A Big Soup At Home

Bouncers And Yorkers! Why Showman Imran Khan Is In A Big Soup At Home

After failing to win the world with his Kashmir rants, Imran Khan faces the challenge to retain power in Pakistan. Will the Azadi March topple him?


21 October 2019
Why Pakistan Continues To Struggle To Get Its Name Off Grey List

Why Pakistan Continues To Struggle To Get Its Name Off Grey List

The FATF had wanted Pakistan to continue 'demonstrating that authorities are identifying cash couriers and enforcing controls on illicit movement of currency...


19 October 2019
'To Be On Grey List A Setback': Bipin Rawat Says Pakistan Needs To Deliver On FATF Action Plan

'To Be On Grey List A Setback': Bipin Rawat Says Pakistan Needs To Deliver On FATF Action Plan

The pressure is on Pakistan to deliver and they have to take action, Army chief Bipin Rawat said.


18 October 2019
Pakistan Gets 4 Months To Act Against Terror Funding, Escapes FATF 'Black List'

Pakistan Gets 4 Months To Act Against Terror Funding, Escapes FATF 'Black List'

The FATF has asked Pakistan to swiftly complete its full action plan by February 2020 or face action.


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