World Desk, Tech for FTCP, Islamabad
Updated Wed, 09 Sep 2020 12:40 AM IST
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According to media reports, the decision to call a new session of Parliament was taken on Monday in the meeting of Prime Minister Imran Khan and his parliamentary affairs advisor Babar Awan. The session of the National Assembly and Senate of both the Houses of Parliament was to be held on Monday, but after its adjournment, Awan met the Prime Minister. Bai
In Thak, it was decided to call the National Assembly on 14 September and the Senate on 15 September. He informed that the FATF related money laundering and terrorist financing bill and other legislators will be introduced in both houses for approval.
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), which operates from Paris, put Pakistan on the 'gray' (suspect) list in June 2018 and asked Islamabad to implement the action plan by 2019.
Fear of 'black list'
Pakistan is restless these days because it cannot get financial help from many countries of the world due to being in the gray list. Whereas if Pakistan does not comply with the FATF directives by October 2020, it is very likely to be included in the 'black list' along with Iran and North Korea.