Governor State Bank of Pakistan calls on Interior minister

Islamabad, January 15, 2015 (PPI-OT): Governor State Bank Ashraf Mahmood Wathra called on the Federal Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control, Ch. Nisar Ali Khan, in his chamber at National Assembly today. The meeting was conducted in continuity of implementation of National Action Plan (NAP), to devise effective measures to stop terrorism financing from external and internal sources.

The governor ensured full cooperation and firm support of country’s top financial institution in directing and supervising other financial entities under a comprehensive plan of monitoring the suspected sources of terrorism financing, whether internal or external.

The Minister stated that under the National Action Plan, the Ministry of Finance and FIA have been tasked to maintain a strict watch over financial transactions made by any facilitators, sleepers or financiers of terrorism and the Ministries of Interior and Finance shall continue their close coordination on this account.

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