Donors Commit $224 Million for Pakistani Conflict Victims

Donors have pledged $224 million for conflict victims in Pakistan,

reported. The United Nations recently launched a $600 million aid appeal, noting that some 2 million Pakistanis have been displaced due to armed conflict between the federal government and Taliban rebels. Meanwhile, the European Commission earmarked 50 million euro (US$70 million) to boost food security in Pakistan. The sum,

reported, represents part of the aid committed at a Friends of Democratic Pakistan gathering in Tokyo last month.

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    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.