Pakistan Current Affairs, GK & News

FATF adds Turkey to Grey List; Pak retained

Global terror financing watchdog, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), retained Pakistan on the ‘Grey List of countries’. Key Points This time, the watchdog had added three new countries namely Turkey, Jordan & Mali, to the Grey List. As per FATF, there was no question of blacklisting Pakistan for now as Pakistan is cooperating and only ..

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US, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan to form QUAD group

United States of America, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Uzbekistan, have made a principle agreement to establish a new quadrilateral diplomatic platform with the primary aim to enhance regional connectivity. This QUAD group was announced by the administration of Biden. Key Points A new quadrilateral group is being formed by the USA, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and Pakistan amid ..

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Pakistan to remain on Grey List of FATF

The Global anti-terrorism watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) decided to maintain Pakistan into Grey List till June 2021 on February 25, 2021. Key Facts This decision by the FATF was taken in the light of country’s failure to fully comply with the 27-point action plan of to combat the terrorism. This decision was taken ..

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Global Firepower Index, 2021

The Global Firepower Index ranks the countries based on their potential military strength. India was ranked fourth in the index. The Global Firepower Index ranked 138 countries. The countries were evaluated based on prolonged offensive and defensive military campaigns. Rankings The United States topped the index with 904 attack helicopters and eleven aircraft carriers. Also, ..

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Pakistan permits Dubai Royals to hunt “Houbara Bustard”

Pakistan recently issued special permits to Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum and five other members of their family to hunt Houbara Bustard during the 2020-21 hunting season. Key Highlights The controversial private hunting expeditions of Houbara Bustard by the Dubai Royals date back over four decades. The hunting continued even after the Pakistan ..

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