US Mulls Urgent Aid for Pakistan

The U.S. Congress is looking at immediately approving some USD200 million-USD400 million in emergency aid to Pakistan amid rising armed conflict between government forces and Taliban insurgents. The U.S. war funding bill, which is expected to be approved by Congress in June, calls for more than USD400 million for counterinsurgency programs and some USD1.4 billion in economic assistance, according to


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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.