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Senate approves Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Bill 2020, UNSC (Amendment) Bill 2020

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

30th Jul, 2020. 02:02 pm
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The Senate passed “The Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Bill, 2020” and “The United Nations (Security Council) (Amendment) Bill, 2020” on Thursday.

According to the details, The bills were moved by Adviser to the Prime Minister on Parliamentary Affairs Babar Awan.

This legislation is essential for Pakistan in order to make an exit from Financial Action Task Force (FATF) grey list.

Earlier, Chairman Standing Committee of the Upper House on Law and Justice Javed Abbasi presented reports on these bills.

Speaking on the occasion, he said the opposition was not against legislation related to FATF to fulfill Pakistan’s international obligations.

He said Opposition’s only concern was that no legislation can be used against the citizens of Pakistan.

Javed Abbasi thanked the Law Minister and the government side for incorporating amendments proposed by the Opposition for the legislation.

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