NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTING
QI.A.54.01. MAJEED ABDUL CHAUDHRY
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee’s website: 7 September 2010
Majeed Abdul Chaudhry was listed on 24 December 2001 pursuant to paragraph 8 (c) of resolution 1333 (2000) as being associated with Al-Qaida, Usama bin Laden or the Taliban for “participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, preparing or perpetrating of acts or activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf or in support of”, “supplying, selling or transferring arms and related materiel to” or “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” Usama bin Laden, Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01) and the Taliban.
Majeed Abdul Chaudhry is a nuclear scientist who served as a director of Ummah Tameer e-Nau (UTN) (QE.U.68.01). Other directors of UTN included Mahmood Sultan Bashir-Ud-Din (QI.B.55.01) and Mohammed Tufail (QI.T.56.01).
UTN provided Usama bin Laden (deceased) and the Taliban with information about chemical, biological and nuclear weapons. In November 2001, the Taliban left Kabul and the workers at UTN's Kabul offices fled the area with them. Searches of UTN locations in Kabul yielded documents setting out a plan to kidnap a U.S. attaché and outlining basic nuclear physics related to nuclear weapons.
Related listed individuals and entities:
Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01), listed on 6 October 2001
Al Rashid Trust (QE.A.5.01), listed on 6 October 2001
WAFA Humanitarian Organization (QE.W.15.01), listed on 6 October 2001
Ummah Tameer e-Nau (UTN) (QE.U.68.01), listed on 24 December 2001
Mahmood Sultan Bashir-Ud-Din (QI.B.55.01), listed on 24 December 2001
Mohammed Tufail (QI.T.56.01), listed on 24 December 2001