4 September 2013
Security Council

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Deletes


Lajnat Al Daawa Al Islamiya from Its Sanctions List


Decision Taken Following Review of Delisting

Request Submitted through Office of the Ombudsperson

On 4 September 2013, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999) and 1989 (2011) concerning Al-Qaida and associated individuals and entities removed the name of the entity below from the Al-Qaida Sanctions List after concluding its consideration of a delisting request submitted through the Office of the Ombudsperson established pursuant to Security Council resolution 1904 (2009), and after considering the Comprehensive Report of the Ombudsperson on this delisting request.

Therefore, the measures set out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution 2083 (2012) no longer apply to the name set out below.

Section B. Entities and other groups and undertakings associated with Al-Qaida

Name (original script): لجنة الدعوة الاسلامية

A.k.a.: a) LDI b) Lajnat Al Dawa c) Islamic Missionary Commission  F.k.a.: na  Address: a) Afghanistan  b) Pakistan  Listed on: 20 Feb. 2003 (amended on 5 Mar. 2009, 13 Dec. 2011)  Other information: Associated with the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (QE.L.11.01). Review pursuant to Security Council resolution 1822 (2008) was concluded on 19 Jul. 2010. 

The names of individuals and entities removed from the Al-Qaida Sanctions List pursuant to a decision by the Committee may be found in the “Press Releases” section on the Committee’s website.  Other information about delisting may be found on the Committee’s website at http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1267/delisting.shtml.

The Committee’s Al-Qaida Sanctions List is updated regularly on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and international and regional organizations.  This is the twenty-second update of the List in 2013.  An updated List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL:  http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1267/aq_sanctions_list.shtml.

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