NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTING
QI.M.296.11. MATI UR-REHMAN ALI MUHAMMAD
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee’s website: 22 August 2011
Mati ur-Rehman was listed on 22 August 2011 pursuant to paragraph 4 of resolution 1989 (2011) as being associated with Al-Qaida for “participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, preparing, or perpetrating of acts or activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf of, or in support of” or “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” Lashkar i Jhangvi (LJ) (QE.L.96.03), Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01), and Harakat-ul Jihad Islami (QE.H.130.10).
Mati ur-Rehman is Lashkar i Jhangvi’s (LJ) (QE.L.96.03) chief operational commander. Mati ur-Rehman has been involved in multiple terrorist activities and is suspected of involvement in plots or attacks against a former Pakistani president and a former Pakistani prime minister, as well as against the U.S. consulate in Karachi in 2010. He has also been linked to the August 2006 plot to destroy a U.S.-bound British aircraft. In addition to leading militants seeking to carry out attacks in Pakistan, he has been involved in a militant training camp in Pakistan and, as of September 2009, was identified as a planning director for Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01). Mati ur-Rehman is also affiliated with Harakat-ul Jihad Islami (QE.H.130.10). Mati ur-Rehman was one of Pakistan's most wanted terrorists as of September 2009.
Related listed individuals and entities:
Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01), listed on 6 October 2001
Lashkar i Jhangvi (LJ) (QE.L.96.03), listed on 3 February 2003
Harakat-ul Jihad Islami (QE.H.130.10), listed on 6 August 2010