Pakistan sends new $2 bn war bill to US
By Mehtab Haider
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
From Print Edition
Pakistan has dispatched fresh bills worth $2 billion to the US on
account of repayments due under the Coalition Support Fund (CSF) head,
official sources said on Tuesday.
“The Joint Staff
Headquarters forwarded CSF bills worth $2 billion for the period between
May 2011 and June 2012 to the US after accomplishing procedural
requirements,” official sources confirmed.
stopped sending CSF bills to the US after the raid to kill Al Qaeda
chief Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad in May 2011. Relations between
Washington and Islamabad came under further strain in the aftermath of
Salala incident towards the end of 2011 and Pakistan closed Nato supply
routes to Afghanistan.
After intense consu
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