Dar chairs meeting on Anti Money Laundering

ISLAMABAD, Dec 14 (APP): Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar
Wednesday chaired a meeting on Anti Money Laundering (AML)
regime and its implementation in Pakistan.
Director General Financial Monitoring Unit Syed Mansoor Ali
provided an update on measures to implement the AML regime,
including efforts to ensure smooth coordination amongst all
Finance Secretary Dr. Waqar Masood Khan said amendments
enacted in December 2015 to the Anti-Money Laundering Act had
played a positive role in the fight against money laundering.
Secretary Interior Arif Ahmed Khan apprised that the
capacity of investigating agencies was being enhanced, both at
federal and provincial levels, in order to conduct thorough
investigations into money laundering activities.
The minister appreciated the efforts of all stakeholders to
combat money laundering.
He urged all participants to ensure effective coordination amongst all
involved in order to achieve the desired results.
The meeting was attended by the National Security Advisor, Lt.
Gen. (R) Nasir Khan Janjua, Finance Secretary, Secretary Foreign
Affairs, Interior Secretary and senior officials of Ministry of
Finance and the Foreign Office.