ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has objected to the inclusion of India within the Monetary Motion Process Power’s Asia-Pacific Group on Cash Laundering, it emerged Saturday.
The APG is a FATF-style regional physique for the Asia-Pacific area. It consists of 41 member jurisdictions and a lot of observer jurisdictions and worldwide or regional observer organisations.
Finance Minister Asad Umar, in his letter written to FATF president, urged him to incorporate another nation within the group, as a substitute of India.
He mentioned India has biased opinion and hostility in direction of Pakistan, noting that New Delhi lately violated Pakistani airspace as properly.
Mentioning that India is striving to isolate Pakistan globally, Umar mentioned India’s inclusion in FATF’s Asia-Pacific Group would trigger harassment to Pakistan.
He added that Pakistan was performing on FATF motion plan, however India had been making political speeches in opposition to Pakistan regardless of its efforts.