Friday June 17, 2022

Pakistan Got Onsite Visa Of FATF, Chances Bright To Get Out From Grey List: Sources

Berlin: Financial Action Task Force (FATF) preliminary meeting will conclude today in capital of Germany, Berlin.

Pakistan is optimistic to get rid of the FATF grey list in this meeting. Sources said that an FATF team will visit Pakistan to remove it from FATF grey list.

Sources further added Pakistan got onsite visa of the FATF while the FATF team will visit in August this year.

The FATF announcement regarding dates of the FATF visit to Pakistan is expected to be announced on conclusion of the FATF meeting today.

After the FATF visit the performance report of the country will be presented. The FATF will remove Pakistan from its grey list on the basis of onsite team report.

Sources said that the announcement will be made to remove Pakistan from grey list in October this year or in February next year.

Earlier,  Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar says pre-judging the outcome of FATF plenary meeting and speculative reporting in this regard should be avoided.

In a tweet on Friday, she said the FATF Plenary meetings are continuing in Berlin, Germany and FATF will issue a Public Statement after conclusion of the meetings tonight.

The Minister of State said a media briefing will also be held at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad tomorrow morning on the issue.

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