Removal of Pakistan from the greylist
is inevitable for the inflow of foreign capital from multilateral donor agencies and floating of investment bonds in private capital markets.
Having completed its first 10 months in office, Pakistan's incumbent government has realized the severe need to pull up their socks and combat corruption and money laundering in order to not only retrieve the thieved money, but also to restore the country's wildly deteriorating economic status and to avoid slipping from FATF's greylist
to its blacklist.
'In fact, they would want to help us - and we help ourselves - by getting us out of the greylist
and we have a clear approach on how to cooperate on that front.
However, to wriggle out of the greylist
Pakistan needs at least 15 of FATF's 36 members' votes.
Pak Kuwait Investment Adnan Sheikh AVP Research said, 'The index jumped in anticipation of a bailout fund, along with chances of Pakistan being removed from the FATF greylist
The APG report will become the basis for the FATF to decide whether to exclude Pakistan from its greylist
Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) believes the controversy surrounding the proposed USD 3.85 billion oil refinery inMirijjawila, Hambantota, could have a negative impact on Sri Lanka's efforts to remove itself from the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) GreyList
' of countries vulnerable to money laundering and terrorism financing.
The European Union has removed Taiwan from the bloc's greylist
of tax havens, acknowledging the nation's efforts at implementing anti-tax avoidance measures, Taiwan's Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Thursday.
The FATF is holding a meeting in Paris where Pakistan was hoping to get off the greylist
. A report quoting Indian officials said they have provided new information on Pakistan's involvement to the FATF in the wake of the recent Pulwama terror attack on Indian forces.
The FATF gave the government an action plan to exit from the greylist
Exchange companies complained that they were being harassed by the FIA officials ever since Pakistan was included in the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) greylist
of countries with counter-terrorism financing and anti-money laundering deficiencies.
Earlier in June, the FATF formally placed Pakistan on the greylist
due to 'strategic deficiencies' in its anti-money laundering and terrorism financing regime.