Top Pakistani Army Commanders included in key government committees

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Top Pakistani Army Commanders included in key government committees

ISLAMABAD: Top Pakistani Army Commanders included in key government committees, media report has revealed. Finanace division has requested the government to appoint Director General Military Operation (DGMO) and the Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI) director general in the important committees.

The government, in an apparent bid to get the country out of the Financial Action Task Force’s grey list till February 2020, is all set to extend the membership of two committees associated with FATF targets, Pakistan Today has learnt.

According to documents, the Finance Division has sought expansion in the National Executive Committee and the General Committee to comply with the FATF targets.

In a summary to be tabled before the federal cabinet, the Finance Division has asked the government to make Economic Affairs Minister Hammad Aznhar as member of the National Executive Committee (NEC).

Similarly, the division has requested the government to appoint Director General Military Operation (DGMO) and the Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI) director general as members of the General Committee under Section 5 & 5 (4) of AML Act, 2010.

“Greater participation of all stakeholders is required to ensure that commitment made through the [FATF] action plan is fulfilled,” documents available with this scribe read. “Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has seen and authorised the submission of this summary.”