Prime Minister felicitates nation on FATF announcement

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Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has felicitated the nation and welcomed the announcement of Financial Action Task Force that Pakistan has met all its conditions for exclusion from the grey list.

In a statement, he said return of Pakistan to the white list is a big success of the country.

The Prime Minister said the efforts of the basic cell related to FATF and of military and civil leadership included in it, are praise worthy and credit goes to them for their work in this national endeavour.

Shehbaz Sharif said the statement of FATF is recognition of the restoration of the international reputation of Pakistan.

He said such good news will be destiny of Pakistan in future. He said the return of Pakistan to the white list will help improve economic and financial situation of Pakistan.

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said the completion of the Financial Action Task Force's anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism and proliferation action plans by Pakistan is a great achievement.

According to ISPR, the Army Chief said the achievement is a monumental effort for paving way for white listing.

Source: Radio Pakistan