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Prime Minister directs to further activate financial monitoring units to curb money laundering

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the elements involved in money laundering do not deserve any concession and their reality should be exposed before the nation.

He was chairing a meeting in Islamabad on Monday to review progress on measures taken for the effective stoppage of money laundering in the country.

The Prime Minister said money laundering is an evil which caused an irreparable loss to the country economy.

He directed to further activate financial monitoring units across the country. 

During the meeting Prime Minister was briefed that about the 247 million Rupees fine to different banks in fake accounts has been imposed and investigation against 109 officers is in progress.

The meeting was also briefed about steps being taken to trace out suspects.

It was briefed to the Prime Minister that memoranda of understandings are being signed with UK, Australia, UAE, Qatar, to enhance information in financial intelligence sharing.