UNSC Sanctions Monitoring Team arrives in Islamabad: Sources

UNSC Sanctions Monitoring Team arrives in Islamabad: Sources

ISLAMABAD: The UN Security Council Monitoring Team which was due to arrive in Pakistan this week to monitor the sanctions over the UN designated terrorists has arrived in Pakistan.

The sanctions monitoring team of United Nations Security Council reached Islamabad on Wednesday, sources informed Geo News.

The UNSC team will check upon the progress made on sanctions placed on Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation and other proscribed organisations.

The foreign office spokesperson declined to give details on the number of members of the team and their scheduled meetings in the federal capital. According to sources, the UN team will be briefed by the officials of the foreign ministry, interior ministry and NACTA officials on the sanctions imposed by the government on the proscribed Jamat-ud-Dawa. [image: an image]

It emerged on Jan 1, the Pakistani government banned companies and individuals from making donations to JuD, Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation, and other organisations on the UNSC sanctions list.

According to a notification issued by Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), all companies have been prohibited from "donating cash to the entities and individuals listed under the UNSC sanctions committee’s consolidated list".

The UNSC sanctions list includes the names of al-Qaeda, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, JuD, FiF, Lashkar-e-Taiba and other organisations and individuals.