In accordance with paragraph 36 of resolution 2161 (2014) , the Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee makes accessible a narrative summary of reasons for the listing for individuals, groups, undertakings and entities included in the Al-Qaida Sanctions List.
Lashkar-e-Tayyiba was listed on 2 May 2005 pursuant to paragraphs 1 and 2 of resolution 1526 (2004) 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” Al-Qaida (QDe.004), Usama bin Laden and the Taliban.
Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) is a Pakistan-based organization which has engaged in terrorist activity and supported listed individuals and entities, including Al-Qaida (QDe.004) and Usama bin Laden (deceased). Hafiz Muhammad Saeed(QDi.263) is the chief of LeT as well as the emir or the leader of Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD).
LeT has conducted numerous terrorist operations against military and civilian targets since 1993, including the November 2008 attacks in Mumbai, India, which killed approximately 164 persons and injured hundreds more. LeT has also been implicated in the July 2006 attack on multiple Mumbai commuter trains, the December 2001 attack against the Indian Parliament, in which Jaish-I-Mohammed (QDe.019) was also implicated, and attacks in New Delhi in October 2005 and in Bangalore in December 2005, among others. LeT is also active in Afghanistan and other Asian countries; it has had links with Jemaah Islamiyah (QDe.092).
LeT has financed terrorist activity and provided training, logistical and infrastructural support to further such activity through its front organization, Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JUD).
LeT has supported Al-Qaida in numerous ways, including by providing the use of its infrastructure to Al-Qaida operatives. An Al-Qaida leader was captured in March 2002 in a LeT safe house in Faisalabad, Pakistan.
LeT’s leaders include Arif Qasmani (QDi.271), chief coordinator for LeT’s dealings with outside organizations; Zaki-Ur-Rehman Lakhvi (QDi.264), LeT’s chief of operations; Mohammed Yahya Mujahid (QDi.272), head of the media department and a spokesman for LeT, and Haji Muhammad Ashraf(QDi.265), chief of finance for LeT.
LeT has been financially supported by, among others, Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar (QDi.135) and the Revival of Islamic Heritage Society (QDe.070).