Last Tuesday, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) removed the following person:
DOB: 30/09/1973. POB: Danascus, Syria a.k.a: AL KARIM, Wael Address: Al Karim for Trade and Industry, PO Box 111, Damascus, Syria, 5797. Other Information: Leading businessperson of Palestinian origin operating In Syria in the oil, chemicals and manufacturing industries. Specifically, he represents Abdulkarim Group, a.k.a Al Karim Group/AlKarim for Trade and Industry/Al Karim Trading and Industry/Al Karim for the Trade and Industry. Abdulkarim Group is a leading manufacturer of lubricants, greases and industrial chemicals in Syria. Listed on: 09/03/2015 Last Updated: 01/10/2016 21/07/2017 Group ID: 13230.
from its Syrian sanctions list, as per the judgment of the General Court of the European Union.
So, Mr. Watchlist has a question – why bother updating the “Last Updated” date (the listing was officially removed on the 21st), if you are delisting them? Hmmm?