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Financial Sanctions: ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

This news release is issued in respect of the restrictive measures directed against the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida organisations.

Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 has been amended with effect from 3rd May 2019  following the publication of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2019/696 “the Amending Regulation”). The Amending Regulation reflects the decision made on 1 May 2019 by the Sanctions Committee of the United Nations Security Council to add one individual to the list  

list of individuals and entities subject to an asset freeze.



ALVI Mohammed Masood Azhar

DOB: (1) 10/07/1968. (2) 10/06/1968.

POB: Bahawalpur, Punjab Province, Pakistan

a.k.a: (1) AZHAR, Masud (2) ESAH, Wali, Adam (3) ISAH, Wali, Adam

Nationality: Pakistan

Other Information: UN Ref: QDi.422. Founder of Jaish-i-Mohammed (QDe.019). Former leader of Harakat ul-Mujahidin / HUM (QDe.008).

Listed on: 03/05/2019 Last Updated: 03/05/2019 Group ID: 13787.

Financial institutions and other persons are requested to check whether they maintain any accounts or otherwise hold funds or economic resources for, or provide financial services to, the designated individual. If so, they must freeze such accounts or other funds and, unless licensed by the Treasury, refrain from dealing with said funds or economic resources, and suspend the provision of any financial services. They must also report their findings to the FIU.

Failure to comply with financial sanctions legislation or to seek to circumvent its provisions is a criminal offence.

Further details of the sanctions regime related to ISIL and Al-Qaida and links to the UK’s Consolidated List of Individuals and entities subject to other financial sanctions regimes may be found on the Customs and Excise pages of the Isle of Man Government website.

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