DFID Allocates Fresh Funds for Pakistan Development

The U.K. Department for International Development has allotted 12 million pounds (USD19.9 million) in fresh aid to Pakistan. Approximately, 2 million pounds of the sum will be spent to provide water and health facilities in the Pakistani province of South Waziristan, while the remaining 10 million pounds will be used to rebuild infrastructure, improve agriculture and stimulate economic activity in the Asian country.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.