Prime Minister terms de-listing of Pakistan from EU’s updated list a major development

Islamabad, March 29, 2023 (PPI-OT): European Union has removed Pakistan from the List of High Risk Third Countries which have strategic deficiencies in their Anti Money Laundering and Counter Finance Terrorism regime. Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif says de-listing of Pakistan from EU’s updated list of high-risk third-countries is a major development which will facilitate our businesses, individuals and entities.

In a tweet today, he said it is a reflection of our unwavering resolve to further strengthen anti-money laundering and anti-terror financing regime. Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, in a tweet today, said Pakistani businessmen and individuals would no longer be subjected to Enhanced Customer Due Diligence by European legal and economic operators.

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