US designates 6 Pakistani firms for unsafeguarded nuclear proliferation

9 December, 2022 | Pravina Srivastava

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Six Pakistani businesses have been added to the US's list of entities for missile proliferation and nuclear activities that is not properly secured.

Six Pakistani businesses have been added to the US’s list of entities for missile proliferation and nuclear activities that is not properly secured.

These businesses were among the 20 entities that the US Commerce Department added to its list of entities, joining others from nations including Russia, Switzerland, Latvia, Pakistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

According to a statement from the US Commerce Department, “Today, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a rule that adds 24 new entities to the Entity List under 26 entries, applying strict licence requirements that will severely restrict these entities’ access to goods, software, and technologies subject to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).”

The entities were added under the destinations of Russia, Switzerland, Latvia, Pakistan, and United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.).

Dynamic Engineering Corporation, Rainbow Solutions (Pakistan), Universal Drilling Engineers (Pakistan), EnerQuip Private, Ltd. (Pakistan), NAR Technologies General Trading LLC (Pakistan and UAE), and TROJANS (Pakistan and UAE) are six Pakistani businesses that are designed.

For “unsafeguarded nuclear activity and missile proliferation related operations,” these firms were added to the entity list.