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Pakistan notifies Revised Control Lists under Export Control Act

ANI | Updated: Dec 20, 2018 20:19 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], Dec 20 (ANI): Pakistan has notified a revised list of goods, technologies, material, and equipment related to nuclear and biological weapons in a pursuit to control exports under the Export Control Act of 2004.
The Act enables the government to control export, re-export, trans-shipment, and transit of goods, technologies, material and equipment related to nuclear and biological weapons and their delivery systems.
As part of the regular review process, the Strategic Export Control Division (SECDIV) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has revised and updated the Control Lists, in consultation with other relevant Ministries and Departments, an official statement issued on Thursday said.
The revised Control Lists have been notified vide Gazette of Pakistan S.R.O. 891(I)/2018, dated July 5, 2018. It may be mentioned that the lists were originally notified in 2005 and subsequently revised in 2011, 2015 and 2016.
The revised Control Lists are harmonised with the standards and lists of international export control regimes, including the Nuclear Suppliers Group, the Missile Technology Control Regimes and the Australia Group and incorporate the latest changes and updates made by these export control regimes. (ANI)

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