Aid for Pakistan

Aid for Pakistan in terror fight
BBC, April 16, 2009

The United States and Japan have each pledged $1bn (£671m) to Pakistan so far at an international donors conference.

The meeting, in Tokyo, is to help Pakistan stabilise its economy amid fears that financial woes could lead to increased support for militant groups.

About 40 countries and organisations are represented at the meeting.

The Japanese Prime Minister, Taro Aso, has said that ensuring stability in Pakistan is key in the fight against terrorism in the southwest Asia region.

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Also See:
FoDP conference: Pakistan lobbying hard for multilateral support in Tokyo - DT
Pak says it can be 'role model' for Muslim world - AFP
Taliban Exploit Class Rifts to Gain Ground in Pakistan - NYT

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