Awareness session on FATF recommendations held.


LAHORE -- A one-day orientation session was held on Thursday to create awareness among non-profit organizations (NPOs) about the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) recommendations to pull Pakistan out of its gray list.

Pakistan Peace Collective (PPC), a project of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, in collaboration with National Counter-Terrorism Authority (NACTA) and Social Welfare and Baitulmal Department (SWBD), organized the session here at the Social Welfare Office.

Social Welfare and Baitul Maal Secretary Zahid Saleem Gondal was the chief guest at the session while NACTA Director Israr Ahmed Abbasi and more than hundred leading NPOs representatives attended the session.

The NACTA Director gave a comprehensive presentation on regulatory requirement of anti-money laundering and countering of terrorism financing as well as implementation mechanism of United Nation Sanctions Regime under Resolution 1267 and 1373 for terrorist organizations and individuals operating...

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