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Assessment of Pakistan’s action plan, FATF will be submitted to the next plenary cycle FATF
Islamabad (Dunya news) – Pakistan on Friday by rejecting Indian propaganda about extending flatly In the grey list of the FATF remains committed to the implementation of the target group on financial measures of the action plan (FATF).
By the foreign Offee on Friday, Pakistan strongly rejects the statement of the representative Indian the Ministry of foreign Affairs (MEA) and openly rejects the fabricated news reports in the Indian media falsely claiming to be another “expansion” in Pakistan continued on the black list because of the “failure” to complete the action plan in the recently concluded virtual FATF plenary meeting.
The Ministry of foreign Affairs hopes that “the membership of the FATF will consider the malicious campaign against India, Pakistan and reject any attempt to politicize the case of the FATF.”He said: “We totally reject terrorism-related, press Secretary, MES accusations against Pakistan”.The FO said that Pakistan was ready to submit its report at the FATF plenary meeting which was scheduled for June 2020.
However, he said that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the FATF it was decided on 28 April 2020 on a General pause for four months in the review process of a number of countries under ICRG (international cooperation review) of assessment, including Pakistan.
“The agenda is virtual the FATF plenary meeting that took place on 24 June 2020, do not include Pakistan. In this virtual plenary session, no new solution to Pakistan,” he stressed.
The statement said that the decisions taken by the FATF plenary in February of 2020, in respect of a number of countries, including Pakistan are still in force. Assessment of Pakistan’s action plan, FATF will be submitted to the next plenary cycle of the FATF, in which Pakistan will submit its report, she added.
He further said that in this background, reports in the Indian media, claiming that the FATF was expanded to Pakistan on a gray list “is clearly misleading and part of the continuing smear campaign by India against Pakistan”. He noted that Pakistan has repeatedly drawn the international community’s attention to the sinister India is trying to use the FATF process because of their narrow political objectives.
“Pakistan has also been raised about the dubious authority of India as the impartial expert of the progress of Pakistan for the action plan with the FATF”, – he said. “India’s efforts to misuse the technical forum of the FATF to discredit Pakistan was seen members of the FATF and not appreciated by the international community”, – stated in the FO added.
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