Joint session of Parliament approves FATF-related bill

Joint session of Parliament approves FATF-related bill

Islamabad (Staff Report/Agencies): The joint session of Parliament on Wednesday approved a bill crucial to the fulfillment of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) requirements.


The session summoned by President Arif Alvi also approved Islamabad Capital Territory Waqf Properties Bill and the Anti-Money Laundering Bill.

Prime Minister Imran Khan is also attendance the session, which was chaired by National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser.

On Tuesday, the National Assembly passed the bill that allows spying powers to the investigators while probing into the case of terror financing, as part of the government’s efforts to enact legislation to help the country get out of the grey list of the FATF.