Hammad Azhar attends FATF’s Asia-Pacific Joint Group Meeting

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: A senior level Pakistani delegation led by the Minister for Economic Affairs Division Muhammad Hammad Azhar attended two days Face-to-Face meetings with FATF’s Asia-Pacific Joint Group (AP-Joint Group) to discuss Pakistan’s progress on FATF Action Plan, said a press release issued by the Ministry of Finance on Wednesday.

The Pakistani delegation effectively presented Pakistan’s progress on each of the FATF Action Plan items and provided additional information/clarification to the AP-Joint Group.

The minister conveyed the government’s strong commitment to implement the international AML/CFT standards and reaffirmed Pakistan’s unequivocal commitment to work with the International Community in the fight against money laundering, terrorism financing and other financial crimes.

As per FATF’s procedures, the AP-Joint Group will present its report in the FATF Plenary and Working Group Meetings scheduled from October 13-18, 2019 in Paris, France.

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