Government establishes committee to curb money laundering and terror financing

A high powered 14-member task-force has been established by the government to curb money laundering, terror financing and seize stolen money. A notification issued by Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Cell installed at the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), read that the committee comprises of representatives from the FBR, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), intelligence agencies… Continue reading Government establishes committee to curb money laundering and terror financing

Sugar Crisis Report: Can Pakistan’s flawed justice system punish ‘sugar mafia’?

The Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended the Sindh High Court’s (SHC) Aug 17 judgment of striking down the sugar inquiry commission and its report. A three-judge bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed, allowed the relevant institutions to proceed with their investigation into the sugar scandal in compliance with the report.… Continue reading Sugar Crisis Report: Can Pakistan’s flawed justice system punish ‘sugar mafia’?