Also Known As:
- P.O. Box 852, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
- P.O. Box 502, Kahuta, Pakistan
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Sanctioned by the United States in November 1998 for being "involved in nuclear or missile activities;" sanctions were removed in October 2001, but this organization remains on the U.S. "Entity List"; identified under the Enhanced Proliferation Control Initiative (EPCI) by the U.S. Department of Commerce in June 1997 as an "entity of concern" involved in developing weapons of mass destruction or missiles used to deliver such weapons; sanctioned by the U.S. Department of State in April 1998 for missile technology proliferation activities.
Research and industrial complex producing weaponry and defense equipment for Pakistani armed forces and for export; formerly called the A.Q. Khan Research Laboratories (KRL); reportedly includes in-house Civil Works Organization construction firm; reportedly under the control and supervision of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agency (ISI); established in July 1976.
Identified by the British government in February 1998 as having procured goods and/or technology for weapons of mass destruction programs, in "addition to doing non-proliferation related business;" named by the German government as a risky end-user in warnings supplied to German exporters; listed by the Japanese government as an entity of concern for missile and nuclear proliferation.