ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir said that the action against the Jamaat-ud-Dawah has no connection with the United States of America pressure.
Giving an interview to British Broadcast Centre, the Minister added that the recent action against JuD, barring them from collecting charity was in accordance with the ongoing nationwide operation Radd-ul Fasaad.
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Monday banned several religious groups from collecting funds, according to a notification.
The organisations include Lashkar-e-Taiba and JuD’s charitable arm Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation.
JUD, Lashkare Taiba has been proscribed as the terrorist outfit by the United Nations
Hafiz Saeed the head of JuD facing cases in Pakistan courts was released recently, sparking backlash from the World community, particularly USA, India