Dr. Shamshad Akhtar reiterates resolve to strengthen measures against terror financing

June 30, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Finance Minister Dr. Shamshad Akhtar has reiterated the government’s strong resolve to strengthen measures against terrorism and terrorism financing.

In a press release issued on Saturday, she said this during the meetings which were attended by delegates from several countries as well as the UN, IMF, World Bank and other multilateral institutions.

On the sidelines of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the International Country Risk Guide ICRG meetings, the Pakistani delegation held bilateral meetings with several FATF members to ensure their support for Pakistan in the process.

She emphasized that Pakistan was steadfast in upgrading the Anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism standards and ensuring their enforcement.  The FATF/ICRG group supported Pakistan’s proposition on keeping the time frame realistic for implementation of policy actions. NNI