Pak-Turk training foundation declared banned outfit

ISLAMABAD: The government has declared Pak-Turk International CAG Education a proscribed organisation, bringing the total quantity of banned clothes to 71.

This is the 5th addition to the list made through the prevailing government and the primary after retired Brig Ejaz Ahmad Shah assumed the office of interior minister. Informed assets instructed Dawn that a notification to this effect have been issued the day Ejaz Shah assumed new responsibility on April 18.

The first addition to the list by way of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf authorities have been made on Dec 13, 2018, whilst Yemen-based totally Al-Rahmah Welfare Trust Organisation changed into outlawed.

Balwaristan National Front (Abdul Hameed Khan Group) become the primary employer to were proscribed in 2019, with the issuance of a formal notification on Feb 26.

The decision to ban Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) and Falah-i-Insaniyat Founda­tion (FIF) turned into taken at an assembly of the National Security Committee, head­ed through the top minister and comprising key cupboard members and Navy leaders, on Feb 21, however a notification through the interior ministry to that effect turned into issued on March 5.

In February remaining yr, then president Mamnoon Hussain had promulgated an ordinance amending the Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997, in regards to prescription of terrorist people and businesses to consist of entities listed by the UN Security Council — in a pass to declare JuD and FIF proscribed businesses. How­ever, the ordinance lapsed after the expiry of 120 days and was neither re-promulgated nor introduced to parliament as a bill.

The process of retaining a list of proscribed establishments commenced on Aug 14, 2001, whilst Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and Sipah-i-Mohammad Pakistan were outlawed. Jaish-e-Mohammad, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Sipah-i-Sahaba Pakistan, Tehreek-i-Islami and Tehreek-i-Nifaz Shariat-i-Mohammadi were banned on Jan 14, 2002.

Tehreek-i-Jafria Pakistan changed into placed on the list on Jan 28, 2002, followed with the aid of Al Qaeda on March 17, 2003, Millat-i-Islamia Pakistan and Khuddamul Islam on Nov 15, 2003, and Islami Tehreek Pakistan on Nov 15, 2003. Three greater enterprises — Jamiatul Ansar, Jamiatul Furqan and Hizbut Tahrir — were banned on Nov 20, 2003, even as Khair-un-Naas International Trust turned into proscribed on Oct 27, 2004.

Balochistan Liberation Army became positioned on the listing on April 7, 2006, and Islamic Students Movement of Pakistan on Aug 21, 2006.

Lashkar-i-Islam, Ansarul Islam and Haji Namdar Group were banned on June 30, 2008, and Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan on Aug 25, 2008.

Five militant establishments from Balochistan — Balochistan Republican Army, Balochistan Liberation Front, Lashkar-i-Balochistan, Balochistan Liberation United Front and Balochistan Musallah Difa Tanzeem — had been placed on the listing on Sept eight, 2010.

Three corporations from Gilgit — Shia Tulaba Action Committee, Markaz Sabeel Organisation, and Tanzeem Naujawanan-i-Ahle Sunnat — and Peoples Aman Committee (Lyari), Karachi, had been located at the list on Oct 10, 2011. Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat, a reincarnation of Sipah-i-Sahaba Pakistan, turned into banned on Feb 15, 2012, accompanied by Al Harmain Foundation and Rabita Trust on March 6, 2012, and Anjuman-i-Imamia and Muslim Students Organisa­tion (both from Gilgit-Baltistan) on April 24, 2012.

Tanzeem Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (Gilgit-Baltistan) was placed on the listing on June 5, 2012, even as Balochistan Bunyad Parast Army, Tehreek Nafaz-i-Aman, Tahaffuz Hadudullah, Balochistan Waja Liberation Army, Islam Mujahideen, Jaish-i-Islam and Balochistan National Liberation Army had been banned on Aug 4, 2012.

The list changed into broadly accelerated in 2013, with the addition of Khana-i-Hikmat Gilgit-Baltistan on March 13 and Tehreek-i-Taliban Swat, Tehreek-i-Taliban Mohm­and, Tariq Jeedar Group, Abdullah Azam Brigade, East Turkmenistan Islamic Movement, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, Islamic Jihad Union, 313 Brigade, Tehreek-i-Taliban Bajaur, Amar Bil Maroof Wa Nahi Anil Munkir (Haji Namdar Group), Baloch Student Organisation-Azad, United Baloch Army and Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz on March 15, 2013.

Since then, the list remained unchanged until July 15, 2015, whilst the call of Daesh (the Arabic acronym for the militant Islamic State group) became positioned at the listing of banned organizations. This turned into the simplest addition to the list during the last two-and-a-half years.

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi Al-Alami have been brought to the listing on Nov eleven, 2016, observed by using Ansarul Hussain on Dec 30, 2016.

Tehreek-i-Azadi Jammu and Kashmir was the most effective addition made to the listing in 2017. The employer becomes outlawed on June 8, 2017. Jundullah became the last addition made by way of the then PML-N authorities in 2018.

According to the listing, Ghulaman-i-Sahaba and Maymar Trust stay on watch-list. Al-Akhtar Trust and Al-Rasheed Trust have been at the list below the UN Security Council resolution No. 1267 when you consider that December 2005.

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