ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has decided to ban Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa and its charity wing, Falah-e- Insaniat Foundation (FIF).
The decision was made during a meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC) chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan here today.
“The Ministry of Interior will soon issue a notification declaring it [FIF] to be a proscribed organisation,” said spokesperson.
The committee members decided to accelerate action against proscribed organizations.
On January 9, Pakistan told the Asia Pacific Group that it has frozen the accounts and assets of the Jamaat-ud-Dawa and its welfare wing the Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation. Other banned outfits whose assets were seized include the Da’ish, Taliban, Al-Qaeda, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad and Haqqani Network, according to the briefing.