Tuesday, 12 March 2019
source: shiitenews

Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Bajwa called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at his office for a discussion on the security situation. The PM Office issued this statement without releasing further details.
However, it is believed that they had discussed the latest situation in the backdrop of tensions with India and FATF relates matters. The government has already initiated a crackdown against proscribed organisations to meet the requirements of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
Relevant to add is the fact that the last meeting of FATF plenary had found Pakistan lagging behind on its commitment for taking required measures to remove deficiencies in its counter-terror financing and anti-money laundering regime and had asked Islamabad to take required actions before the next appraisal.
Failure to take the required measures could see Pakistan falling from its current placement on grey list to blacklist with serious implications for the country’s financial system.
Gen Bajwa had last Thursday, while presiding over a meeting of corps commanders, ordered the Army to extend full support to the government in its crackdown on militant organisations under the National Action Plan (NAP) for fighting terrorism.
“COAS also directed to further the efforts in line with decisions of the government to accelerate implementation of NAP while rendering full assistance to other state institutions,” the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the military’s media affairs wing, had said in a statement about the meeting.
The UN Security Council’s Sanctions Committee is also expected to take up this week a fresh resolution tabled by the US, the UK and France for designation of Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist.

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