Khar chairs meeting on FATF Coordination

By Ali Imran

ISLAMABAD: The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hina Rabbani Khar, chaired the meeting of the National FATF Coordination Committee at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said a statement by Foreign Ministry Thursday.
According to the statement, the Minister of State was given detailed briefings on recent legal, policy and administrative actions to improve effectiveness of Pakistan’s Anti Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) regime.
She expressed satisfaction on the trajectory of reforms and appreciated the collective, system wide efforts in bringing Pakistan’s AML/CFT regime at par with the international standards, which remains a top priority of the Government.
The meeting was attended by senior officers from the National FATF Secretariat, Ministries of Finance, Foreign Affairs, Interior, Law and Justice, State Bank of Pakistan, Financial Monitoring Unit, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan, Federal Board of Revenue, National Counter-Terrorism Authority, Federal Investigation Agency, Anti-Narcotics Force, and the National Accountability Bureau.