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Govt has frozen 964 properties of proscribed organizations: Senate told

Govt has frozen 964 properties of proscribed organizations

Govt has frozen 964 properties of proscribed organizations, ministry told the Senate.

The Provincial Home Departments have frozen the 964 properties of proscribed organizations.

Govt has frozen 964 properties of proscribed organizations

They did so  United Nations Security Council (Freezing and Seizure) Order, 2019 which the Ministry of Foreign Affairs sent to them.

Ministry of Interior stated this in written reply to a starred question it submitted in the Senate.

Jamaat-e-Islami lawmaker Mushtaq Ahmed raised this question in the Senate.

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan gave reply in detail.

As per written reply, the freezing is carried out against the UN designated entities.

A total of 611 properties of Jamaatud Dawa (JuD)/ Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) and eight of Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) have been frozen in Punjab followed by 108 of JUD/FIF and 29 of JeM in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa; 80 of JUD/FIF and three of JeM in Sindh and 30 of JUD/FIF and one of JeM in Balochistan.

Likewise, 17 properties of JUD/FIF and four of JeM in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) and 61 of JUD/FIF and 12 of JeM in AJK.

Meanwhile, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz underlined passing the laws regarding Financial Action Task Force (FATF) as essential for the country.

He said this, while talking to a private news channel Tuesday

He expressed hope that opposition would support the government for the purpose as passing the FATF laws were in favour of the country but not the government.

GTV

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