On 28 February 2019, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) concerning ISIL (Da’esh), Al Qaida, and associated individuals, groups, undertakings and entities approved the addition of the entry specified below to its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution 2368 (2017), and adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.


A. Individuals
QDi.421 Name: 1: HAMZA 2: USAMA 3: MUHAMMAD 4: BIN LADEN
Name (original script): حمزة أسامة محمد بن لادن
Title: na Designation: na DOB: 9 May 1989 POB: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Good quality a.k.a.: na Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: Saudi Arabia Passport no: na National identification no: na Address: na Listed on: 28 Feb. 2019 Other information: Son of Usama bin Laden (deceased). Announced by Aiman Muhammed Rabi al-Zawahiri (QDi.006) as an official member of Al-Qaida (QDe.004). Has called for followers of Al-Qaida to commit terror attacks. Is seen as the most probable successor of al-Zawahiri. INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice web link: https://www.interpol.int/en/notice/search/un/xxxx.


In accordance with paragraph 55 of resolution 2368 (2017), the Committee has made accessible on its website the narrative summary of reasons for listing of the above name, at the following URL: www.un.org/securitycouncil/sanctions/1267/aq_sanctions_list/summaries.

The ISIL (Da’esh) and Al Qaida Sanctions List is updated regularly on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and international and regional organizations. An updated List is accessible on the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al Qaida Sanctions Committee’s website at the following URL: www.un.org/securitycouncil/sanctions/1267/aq_sanctions_list.
The United Nations Security Council Consolidated List is also updated following all changes made to the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List. An updated version of the Consolidated List is accessible via the following URL: www.un.org/securitycouncil/content/un-sc-consolidated-list.

Please ensure that the entities to/ with whom you offer financial services or have business dealings, are not in the Consolidated Sanctions list as prohibited by sections 11 and 12 of the United Nations Financial Sanctions Act No. 6 of 2017.

If you suspect a match (whether potential or exact), please contact the VFIU (e-mail: vfiu@vanuatu.gov.vu ) immediately.
IMPORTANT: Do not proceed further with the transaction / business dealing with the suspected person/ entity, without advice from the VFIU.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Geoffrey Gee & Partners does not and will not engage any of the individual(s) mentioned above or any other individuals, vessels or organizations listed on any  United Nations Sanctions List