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Alice Wells lauds Pakistan efforts in compliance with FATF

20 January, 2020 22:59

Alice Wells lauds Pakistan efforts in compliance with FATF (Financial Action Task Force) during meetings with Pakistani officials today.

GTV reported that Interior Minister Brig Ijaz Ahmad Shah (retd) and Adviser to the PM, Razzak Dawood met US Acting Assistant Secretary of State Alice Wells in Islamabad.
However, they held separate meetings with her.

Alice Wells lauds Pakistan efforts

Pakistan government source said that the United States official Well appreciated Pakistan’s efforts regarding the compliance with FATF.
The appreciation came during a meeting with Federal Interior Minister.

The government of Pakistan briefed US delegation on significant progress on both legislative and administrative matters.

It also informed about completion of execution process to a greater extent in this regard.

While referring to the issue of illegal immigrants, the Interior Minister said the government has successfully managed to streamline the process to curb the menace.

Alice Wells also lauded the steps which Pakistan took on the matter of illegal immigrants.

The two sides agreed to work together for enhancing the bilateral ties.

US diplomat for South Asia Affairs

Alice Wells has visited India and SL (Sri Lanka) prior to Pakistan visit.
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells began South Asia visit from Sri Lanka.
Then, she went to India and finally came to Pakistan.

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