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Pak bans Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's JuD, its charity wing FIF

A spokesman of the Interior Ministry said that the decision to ban these groups was taken during a meeting of the National Security Committee held at the Prime Minister's Office on Thursday

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

on Thursday banned the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led and its charity wing

A spokesman of the Interior Ministry said that the decision to ban these groups was taken during a meeting of the (NSC) held at the Prime Minister's Office on Thursday.

"It was decided during the meeting to accelerate action against proscribed organisations," the spokesperson said in a statement.

"It was further decided that and be notified as proscribed organizations by the Ministry of Interior," he added.

Earlier, the two outfits were kept on the watchlist of the interior ministry.

The meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan, reviewed the National Action Plan against terrorism in detail. Services chiefs and key ministers were in attendance.

First Published: Thu, February 21 2019. 20:25 IST
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