US approves $352m for Pakistan under CSF
25 January, 2014
ISLAMABAD: United States Secretary of Defence has signed authorisation for payment to Pakistan under Coalition Support Fund for reimbursement of 352 million dollars.
US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson‚ during his meeting with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in Islamabad on Friday‚ said the Congress has been notified and the amount is expected to be released by 6th of next month.During the meeting‚ they discussed matters of mutual interest particularly relating to forthcoming strategic dialogue scheduled to be held in Washington next week.
Ambassador Olson confirmed that the meeting of the Economic Working Group of the two countries would be held in Washington in April this year.The finance minister said that Pakistan has successfully achieved the economic targets set for itself for the half year period ending December 2013.Dar said government has taken tough decisions to stabilise economy.