27 March 2015

Security Council 1988 Sanctions Committee Adds Individual Abdul Basir Noorzai, Entity Haji Basir and Zarjmil Company Hawala to Its Sanctions List

On 27 March 2015, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1988 (2011) approved the addition of the entries specified below to the Committee’s List (the 1988 List) of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution 2160 (2014).

A. Individuals associated with the Taliban

TAi.173 Name: 1: ABDUL BASIR 2: NOORZAI 3: na 4: na
Name (original script): عبد البصیر نورزی
Title: Haji  Designation: na  DOB: a) 1965 b) 1960 c) 1963  POB: Baluchistan Province, Pakistan  Good quality a.k.a.: a) Haji Abdul Basir b) Haji ‘Abd Al-Basir c) Haji Basir Noorzai d) Abdul Baseer e) Abdul Basir  Low quality a.k.a.: na  Nationality: Afghan  Passport no.: Pakistani passport number AA3829182  National identification no.: Pakistani national identification number 5420124679187  Address: Chaman, Baluchistan Province, Pakistan  Listed on: 27 March 2015  Other information:  Owner of Haji Basir and Zarjmil Company Hawala (TAe.014), which provides financial services to Taliban in the region.

B. Entities and other groups and undertakings associated with the Taliban

Name (original script): د حاجی بصیر او ضرجمیل کمپنی حواله
A.k.a.: a) Haji Bashir and Zarjmil Hawala Company b) Haji Abdul Basir and Zar Jameel Hawala c) Haji Basir Hawala  d) Haji Baseer Hawala e) Haji Abdul Basir Exchange Shop f) Haji Basir and Zarjamil Currency Exchange g) Haji Zar Jamil, Haji Abdul Baseer Money Changer  F.k.a.: na  Address: a) Branch Office 1: Sanatan (variant Sanatin) Bazaar, Sanatan Bazaar Street, near Trench (variant Tranch) Road, Chaman, Baluchistan Province, Pakistan b) Branch Office 2: Quetta, Pakistan c) Branch Office 3: Lahore, Pakistan d) Branch Office 4: Peshawar, Pakistan e) Branch Office 5: Karachi, Pakistan f) Branch Office 6: Islamabad, Pakistan g) Branch Office 7: Kandahar Province, Afghanistan h) Branch Office 8: Herat Province, Afghanistan i) Branch Office 9: Helmand Province, Afghanistan j) Branch Office 10: Dubai, United Arab Emirates k) Branch Office 11: Iran  Listed on: 27 March 2015  Other information:  Money service provider used by senior Taliban leaders to transfer funds to Taliban commanders in the region.  Owned by Abdul Basir Noorzai (TAi.173).

For further details relating to the listings, please refer to the narrative summaries of reasons for listing of the above-mentioned names annexed to this release.  In accordance with paragraph 22 of resolution 2160 (2014), the narrative summary of reasons for listing the above-mentioned name are also available on the 1988 Sanctions Committee’s website at

The Committee’s List is updated regularly on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and international and regional organizations.  This is the first update of the List in 2015.  An updated List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL:

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