July 11, 2017: EU, HMT add ABDULKARIM GROUP to Syria sanctions

Yesterday, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) added the following entity: 


(1) Al Karim for Trade and Industry (2) Al Karim Group Address: 5797, Damascus, Syria. Other Information: An internationally recognised Syrian conglomerate associated with Wael Abdulkarim who is listed as a leading business person operating in Syria Listed on: 11/07/2017 Last Updated: 11/07/2017 Group ID: 13492. 

to its Syrian sanctions program, as part of implementing Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2017/1241. As part of implementing the Regulation, HMT also de-listed the following person: 


–/–/1985. POB: Damascus, Syria a.k.a: BARQAWI, Ahmed Address: (1) Al Karim for Trade and Industry, PO Box 111, Damascus, Syria, 5797. (2) Pangates International Corp Ltd, PO Box Sharjah Airport International Free Zone, United Arab Emirates. Position: General Manager of Pangates International Corp Ltd. Manager of Al Karim Group. Listed on: 09/03/2015 Last Updated: 01/10/2016 11/07/2017 Group ID: 13231. 

and amended the following Individual listing:


(1) AL HASAWANI, George (2) HASAWANI, George (3) HESWANI,
Address: Damascus Province, Yabroud, Al Jalaa St., Syria. Other Information: Leading businessman operating in Syria, with interest and/or activities in the engineering, construction and oil and gas sectors. Holds interests and/or influence in a number of companies in Syria in particular HESCO Engineering and Construction Company, a major engineering and construction company. Facilitates deals for the purchase of oil from ISIL by the Syrian regime. Listed on: 09/03/2015 Last Updated: 01/06/2016 11/07/2017 Group ID: 13232. 


HMT Notice

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2017/1241

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