FBR establishes FATF cell

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Thursday set up a cell for compliance to actions that are required under Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

A notification issued by the FBR stated that it had set up FATF Cell to ensure effective and timely completion of FATF related action plan.

The cell has been placed under the Director General, Directorate General of Intelligence and Investigation, FBR, Islamabad.

The FATF Cell will serve as focal point for all activities related to Customs compliance for FATF issues.

The FBR said that the cell would seek information required for FATF related work from the FBR head offices, tax offices and record of meetings. The heads of field formations/directorates have been asked to create enabling environment for the unit considering its sensitive nature, the FBR said.

The FBR also appointed five officers to the cell headed by Abdul Waheed Marwat, BS-20 officer.

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