Pakistan held key meeting with FATF officials in China

Pakistan held key meeting with FATF officials in China

KARACHI: Pakistan held a key meeting with FATF officials in China over the implementation report.

A 10-member Pakistani delegation has presented its implementation report to the Asia-Pacific Joint Group (APG) at a face-to-face meeting Guangzhou, China with officials of the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) regional affiliate.

The delegation led by Finance and Revenue Secretary Mohammad Younas Dagha has informed the APG about Pakistan's measures to stop terror financing and money laundering.

The delegation apprised the APG about measures taken at airports and land and sea border check-posts to curtail currency smuggling.

The delegation also informed the group about Pakistan's efforts to curtail activities of banned terrorist outfits and stop monetary transactions linked to them.

Led by the finance secretary, the 10-member delegation defending Pakistan's efforts against money laundering and terror financing includes officials form the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA), Financial Monitoring Unit (FMU), Ministry of Interior, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), and the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).