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Pakistan to ban Jamaat-ud-Dawa and its charity wing

February 21, 2019

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The National Security Committee has decided to ban Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa and its charity wing, Falah-e- Insaniat Foundation. 

The Ministry of Interior will soon issue a notification declaring it to be a proscribed organisation, said its spokesperson on Thursday.

The decision was made during a meeting of the National Security Committee. Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired it.

The committee members decided to accelerate action against proscribed organizations.

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On January 9, Pakistan told the Asia Pacific Group that it has frozen the accounts and assets of the Jamaat-ud-Dawa and its welfare wing the Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation. Other banned outfits whose assets were seized include the Da’ish, Taliban, Al-Qaeda, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad and Haqqani Network, according to the briefing.




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    Bot   February 21, 2019 9:20 pm/ Reply


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    Sree   February 21, 2019 11:23 pm/ Reply

    A big lie again least Pakistan can be honest

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    Bukhari   February 22, 2019 2:08 am/ Reply

    Good action

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