2. Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), UNP Division has forwarded 8th and 10th update of 2013 and 1st and 2nd update of 2014 as detailed in the Annex, regarding amendment to the entries in the Taliban sanction list. Links to the press releases also has been provided in the Annex.
3. Banks/All India Financial Institutions are required to update the list of individuals/entities as circulated by Reserve Bank and before opening any new account, it should be ensured that the name/s of the proposed customer does not appear in the list. Further, banks should scan all existing accounts to ensure that no account is held by or linked to any of the entities or individuals included in the list.
5. As far as freezing of funds, financial assets or economic resources or related services held in the form of bank accounts of the designated individuals/entities are concerned, action should be taken as detailed in paragraph 6 of the circular dated September 17, 2009, mentioned above.
6. Compliance Officer/Principal Officer should acknowledge receipt of this circular.
(Lily Vadera) Chief General Manager
Encl.: as above
UNSCR 1988(2011) Committee’s Taliban Sanctions List