Friday, February 3

Tag: Financial Action Task Force

Minister: (FATF related legislation carried out in best interest of country: Rasheed)

Islamabad:Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has said the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) related legislation has been carried out in the best interest of the country. Talking to media in Rawalpindi on Thursday, he termed the successful FATF related legislation despite the opposition's hurdles as a victory of the PTI government. He said an Indian plot to foment Shia-Sunni sectarian violence in Rawalpindi has been foiled as the suspects have been busted. Earlier, addressing the inaugural ceremony of a new block at Railways Hospital in Rawalpindi, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said development of education and health sectors is a priority of the present government. He said eighty percent work at Mother and Child Hospital in Rawalpindi has been completed at a cost of Rs60- billion. He sai...

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 de...