New delhi sources made a statement that Army Chief General Bipin Rawat asserted that there was pressure on pakistan to deliver on Financial Action Task Force (FATF) directions as to be on a 'Grey List' is a setback for any nation. When speaking to reporters here, Rawat said, "Pressure is on them to deliver and they have to take action. It is up to them how much seriously they take it. We would only like them to follow its (FATF) directions and work towards restoring peace. To be on such a 'Grey List' is a setback for any nation."
Furthermore the reaction comes after the FATF on Friday expressed serious concerns over the lack of progress made by pakistan to address its terror financing risks. FATF President Xiangmin Liu said while addressing a press conference on the last day of its five day plenary in Paris said "Pakistan needs to do more and faster. If by February 2020, pakistan doesn't make significant progress, it will be put in the 'Black List'".
Meanwhile according to sources pakistan has escaped the terror blacklist and there was a consensus among members in the global watchdog to retain pakistan in 'grey list' based on its 27 point action plan.