A statement issued in this regard said that Pakistan has largely completed its two action plans, but it is necessary to verify whether the implementation of the reforms has started and is being continued. A trip is needed. Simultaneously, it also needs to be seen that the political commitment required to maintain implementation and reform in the future remains.
certain conditions to be fulfilled
At the same time, FATF Pakistan has said that the country has not fulfilled certain conditions related to terror financing and money laundering. Now a FATF team will travel to Pakistan to examine the claims of meeting the conditions onsite. Only after that a decision will be taken to take Pakistan out of the gray list. This decision was taken in the plenary session of FATF June 2022 being held in Germany. For the time being, the watchdog will continue to monitor the situation of the corona epidemic and will take a decision to visit Pakistan at the earliest.
In 2018 came in the gray list
Pakistan’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar led the Pakistani delegation to the meeting in Berlin from June 14 to 17. Pakistan was put on the gray list in June 2018.
Was hoping to get out of this list
The Pakistani government had full hope of getting out of the gray list after this. However, this time too Pakistan has been disappointed in this matter. The FATF monitors money laundering, proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and terror financing around the world.