Netherlands Gives Extra Aid to Pakistan Conflict Victims

The Netherlands offered an additional 1 million euros ($1.3 million) in aid to Pakistanis caught in the midst of fighting between the government and Taliban rebels, Dutch Minister for Development Cooperation Bert Koenders

. The sum will be managed by the International Red Cross. The Netherlands has previously provided 1 million euros to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to help Pakistani conflict victims.

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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.