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Designation of 2 Individuals and 1 Entity Pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, “Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism”

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AGENCY:

Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) is publishing the names of 2 individuals and 1 entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, “Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism.”

DATES:

The designations by the Director of OFAC of the 2 individuals and 1 entity in this notice, pursuant to Executive Order 13224, are effective on August 21, 2014.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622-2490.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Electronic and Facsimile Availability

This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC's Web site (www.treas.gov/​ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, tel.: 202/622-0077.

Background

On September 23, 2001, the President issued Executive Order 13224 (the “Order”) pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701-1706, and the United Nations Participation Act of 1945, 22 U.S.C. 287c. In the Order, the President declared a national emergency to address grave acts of terrorism and threats of terrorism committed by foreign terrorists, including the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania, and at the Start Printed Page 52113Pentagon. The Order imposes economic sanctions on persons who have committed, pose a significant risk of committing, or support acts of terrorism. The President identified in the Annex to the Order, as amended by Executive Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, 13 individuals and 16 entities as subject to the economic sanctions. The Order was further amended by Executive Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, to reflect the creation of the Department of Homeland Security.

Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in or hereafter come within the United States or the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) Foreign persons listed in the Annex to the Order; (2) foreign persons determined by the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, to have committed, or to pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States; (3) persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to be owned or controlled by, or to act for or on behalf of those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order; and (4) except as provided in section 5 of the Order and after such consultation, if any, with foreign authorities as the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, deems appropriate in the exercise of his discretion, persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to assist in, sponsor, or provide financial, material, or technological support for, or financial or other services to or in support of, such acts of terrorism or those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or determined to be subject to the Order or to be otherwise associated with those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order.

On August 21, 2014 the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security, Justice and other relevant agencies, designated, pursuant to one or more of the criteria set forth in subsections 1(b), 1(c) or 1(d) of the Order, 2 individuals and 1 entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224.

The listings for these individuals and entity on OFAC's list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons appear as follows:

Individuals

1. RAHMAT, Qari (a.k.a. RAHMAT, Kari), Kamkai Village, Achin District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan; Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan; DOB 1981; alt. DOB 1982; POB Shadal (variant Shadaal) Bazaar, Achin District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan (individual) [SDGT].

2. BASIR, Haji Abdul (a.k.a. 'ABD AL-BASIR, Haji; a.k.a. BASEER, Abdul; a.k.a. BASIR, Abdal; a.k.a. NOORZAI, Haji Basir), Chaman, Pakistan; DOB 1965; alt. DOB 1963; alt. DOB 1960; POB Balochistan Province, Pakistan; nationality Afghanistan; Passport AA3829182 (Pakistan); National ID No. 5420124679187 (Pakistan) (individual) [SDGT].

Entity

1. HAJI BASIR AND ZARJMIL COMPANY HAWALA (a.k.a. HAJI ABDUL BASIR AND ZAR JAMEEL HAWALA; a.k.a. HAJI ABDUL BASIR EXCHANGE SHOP; a.k.a. HAJI BASEER HAWALA; a.k.a. HAJI BASHIR AND ZARJMIL HAWALA COMPANY; a.k.a. HAJI BASIR AND ZARJAMIL CURRENCY EXCHANGE; a.k.a. HAJI BASIR HAWALA; a.k.a. HAJI ZAR JAMIL, HAJI ABDUL BASEER MONEY CHANGER), Sanatan (variant Sanatin) Bazaar, Sanatan Bazaar Street, near Trench (variant Tranch) Road, Chaman, Balochistan Province, Pakistan; Quetta, Pakistan; Lahore, Pakistan; Peshawar, Pakistan; Karachi, Pakistan; Islamabad, Pakistan; Qandahar Province, Afghanistan; Herat Province, Afghanistan; Helmand Province, Afghanistan; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Iran [SDGT].

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Dated: August 21, 2014.

Barbara C. Hammerle,

Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.

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[FR Doc. 2014-20784 Filed 8-29-14; 8:45 am]

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