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Obama proposes 3.1-bn-dollar US aid to Pak in fiscal year 2012

Pakistan Telegraph
Wednesday 16th February, 2011

The Obama administration has proposed a staggering amount of 3.1-billion-dollars, as financial assistance to Pakistan in the 2012 budget, despite its standoff with the Asian nation on double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis' detention issue.

The administration's assistance for Pakistan is broken up into two parts, the "enduring core part"- meaning long-term assistance programs- and the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO), Geo News quoted an administration official, as saying at a briefing on Obama's budget proposals for the fiscal year 2012, beginning October 1, 2011.

As part of the long-term economic and security assistance, Obama has proposed 1.9 billion dollars in the year 2012, which will also cover the cost of American aid operations and diplomatic presence in Pakistan.

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Added: Feb-16-2011 Occurred On: Feb-16-2011
By: Emberscott
Afghanistan, News
Tags: WTF, PAkistan, Foreign, Aid, US,
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