NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTINGQI.B.266.08. MAHMOUD MOHAMMAD AHMED BAHAZIQ
Mahmoud Mohammad Ahmed Bahaziq was listed on 10 December 2008 pursuant to paragraphs 1 and 2 of resolution 1822 (2008) as being associated with Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (QE.L.118.05) and Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01) for “participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, preparing or perpetrating of acts of activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf or in support of” both entities.
Mahmoud Mohammad Ahmed Bahaziq is a Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) (QE.L.118.05) financier. He is credited with being the main financier behind the establishment of the LeT and its activities in the 1980s and the 1990s. He has also served as a leader of LeT in Saudi Arabia. In 2003, Bahaziq coordinated LeT’s fundraising activities with non-governmental organizations and businessmen in Saudi Arabia, and encouraged LeT operatives to continue and accelerate fundraising and organizing activities. As of mid-2005, Bahaziq played a key role in LeT’s propaganda and media operations.
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Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (QE.L.118.05), listed on 2 May 2005.
Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01), listed on 6 October 2001
Hafiz Muhammad Saeed (QI.S.263.08), listed on 10 December 2008
Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi (QI.L.264.08), listed on 10 December 2008
Haji Muhammad Ashraf (QI.A.265.08), listed on 10 December 2008
Arif Qasmani (QI.Q.271.09), listed on 29 June 2009
Mohammed Yahya Mujahid (QI.M.272.09), listed on 29 June 2009
Hafiz Abdul Salam Bhuttavi (QI.B.307.12), listed on 14 March 2012
Zafar Iqbal (QI.I.308.12), listed on 14 March 2012