President Mamnoon Hussain promulgates ordinance to include JuD, FIF among banned groups

President Mamnoon Hussain promulgates ordinance to include JuD, FIF among banned groups

President Mamnoon Hussain promulgates ordinance to include JuD, FIF among banned groups

Hafiz Saeed has been a notorious terrorist in India, and has been responsible for various terror attacks, including masterminding, 2008 Mumbai Terror attacks, 2006 Mumbai train bombing, and 2001 Indian Parliament Terror attack.

The meeting of the Financial Action Task Force is set to meet in Paris on February 18.

Pakistan banned two charities linked to the founder of an Islamist militant group on Wednesday, just days before a global watchdog is due to vote on a us -backed motion to put Islamabad on a watchlist for failing to curb terrorist financing.

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Two government officials said they seized health facilities, schools and ambulances of two Saeed charities and renamed them instead of shutting them down. The ordinance was signed by the Pakistani President a week ahead of an FATF plenary meeting.

The promulgation of the ordinance amending Anti-Terrorist Act 1997, which ends and old discrepancy between the United Nations sanctions list and the national listing of terrorist groups and individuals, has come over a week before the crucial meeting of Financial Action Task Force (FATF), scheduled to be held from February 18 to 23 in Paris.

"If you're put on a terror watchlist, you're made to go through all the (extra) scrutiny", Pakistan's former counterterrorism chief, Khawaja Khalid Farooq, told Reuters.

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Saeed denies involvement in the Mumbai attacks and claims his charities are only under a United Nations watch list. The "grey list", in which Pakistan was last named in 2012, affects global transactions from the country concerned as these would then be subject to greater scrutiny. The amendments state that entities sanctioned by the UN Security Council will be proscribed in Pakistan on an "ex parte basis". This episode took place following Pakistan police on Monday removed barricades placed by members of Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawah outside the group's headquarters.

A senior Interior Ministry official said that the worldwide community has been conveyed that Pakistan will honour its commitments but it needed time to resolve the issue of JuD leadership.

It was the first step against Hafiz Saeed since he was freed by Pakistani authorities in November on a court order. Critics say previous such efforts have faded once pressure onPakistan eased.

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