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  • Notice to ministry on plea for placing Shahbaz on exit control list

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday issued a notice to the Ministry of Interior on a petition seeking a direction to place the names of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Law Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan and former IGP Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera on the exit control list (ECL)...

    Earlier, Advocate Ishtiaq Ahmad Chaudhry argued on behalf of Pakistan Awami Tehreek’s (PAT) Secretary General Khurram Nawaz Gandapur, that the three...

  • Petition filed in LHC to put PM Nawaz on Exit Control List

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday accepted for hearing a petition calling for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's name to be added to the Exit Control List (ECL), and will hold its first hearing of the application tomorrow...

    The ECL is a system of border control which is maintained by the government under the Exit from Pakistan (Control) Ordinance...

  • Cyril Almeida's name removed from Exit Control List

    The government on Friday removed the name of Dawn staffer Cyril Almeida from the Exit Control List (ECL), confirmed a notification issued from the Ministry of Interior...

    Earlier today, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan assured the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) and the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) that Dawn staffer Cyril Almeida's name would be removed from the ECL...

  • PIA CEO's name put on Exit Control List, says Nisar

    The government has barred the German chief executive of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) from leaving the country due to an investigation into corruption at the loss-making carrier, the interior minister said on Wednesday...

    Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said Bernd Hildenbrand has been put on the “exit control list” (ECL), which forbids individuals from leaving the country, due to an ongoing probe into the lease of planes from a Sri...

  • Interior ministry places former ISI chief Durrani's name on Exit Control List on military's request

    The interior ministry on Tuesday placed the name of former director general of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) retired Lt Gen Asad Durrani on Exit Control List (ECL) on the recommendation of the military's Intelligence Directorate, Rawalpindi, citing an ongoing inquiry against him...

    The competent authority has been approached to place the name of Lieutenant General Asad Durrani (retd) on Exit Control List (ECL),” ISPR Director...

  • Pakistan needs diplomatic push to exit FATF grey list

    ISLAMABAD: Apart from technical compliance, Pakistan needs to launch an aggressive diplomatic effort over the next four weeks to secure enough support and votes to exit the grey list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) — the global watchdog on anti-money laundering (AML) and combating financing terror (CFT)...

    A senior government official told Dawn that the coming FATF Plenary and Working Group meetings in Orlando, Florida,...

  • Pakistan ranks third on global executions list with 324 hangings in 2015

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan hanged 324 people last year to rank third worldwide in terms of executions, but the vast majority of those put to death had no links to militant groups or attacks, rights groups said in a report seen by Reuters...

    Pakistan lifted a moratorium on executions in late 2014 as a measure to deter militancy, after a Taliban gunmen attacked a school and killed 134 students and 19 adults...

  • Failure to exit FATF grey list to affect cash inflows: IMF

    PESHAWAR: Resident Representative of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Pakistan Teresa Daban Sanchez has said the failure to get out of the grey list by the Financial Action Task Force could have implications for capital inflows to Pakistan and also jeopardise financing assurances under the programme...

    Addressing a seminar on ‘IMF Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Pakistan’ at the University of Peshawar on Wednesday, Ms...

  • ExxonMobil exit jolts Pakistan’s LNG plans

    ISLAMABAD: ExxonMobil has pulled out of a major project in Pakistan in a potential blow to plans to boost imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) after years of winter shortages...

    A senior Pakistani government official put the chances of success for the project, set to be Pakistan’s third and biggest by import capacity, at 10-20 per cent due to the disagreements...

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