Minister: (Passing FATF law essential to go along with world: Info Minister)

General Islamabad

Islamabad: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz has said that passing the laws regarding Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is essential for country because some principles would have to be adopted to go along with the world.

Talking to a private news channel, he expressed hope that opposition would support the government for the purpose as passing the FATF laws are in favour of the country. He said it would be very unfortunate for the country if the FATF laws would not get passed by the parliament.

He said Gujjarpura rape incident had raised lot of questions and happening of such incidents continuously, without giving punishments to the culprits is a dilemma for all of us. The Minister said it is difficult to overcome crimes without introducing reforms in police department. He said the government had started the process of reforms in the Punjab police.