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Pakistan received $18 bn aid from US since 2001

world Updated: Feb 23, 2010 10:52 IST
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Post 9/11, Pakistan has received neary $18 billion as aid from the United States, including $11.5 billion as military assistance, according to Congressional documents.

A Congressional compilation of US aid to Pakistan says Islamabad has received $6 billion in civilian aid after the September 11 terrorist attack in New York.

The Obama Administration in its latest annual budget has proposed $1.6 billion in military assistance and about $1.4 billion as civilian assistance to Pakistan.

This takes the total US aid to Pakistan to more than $20.7 billion post 9/11, according to the data compiled from information received from the Departments of Defence, State and Agriculture and US Agency for International Development.

Of the military assistance, the maximum amount $7. 345 billion has gone to Pakistan as Coalition Support Fund (CSF), which many do not consider as foreign assistance as this is reimbursement that Pakistan receives for its support of the US military operations in Afghanistan.

This is followed by $2.164 billion as foreign military assistance.