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Sharif's party gifts fortune to 26/11 villains

Jamaat-ud-Dawa, the parent body of banned terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba that carried out the 2008 Mumbai attacks, has been allocated over Rs 61 million by Pakistan's Punjab province government headed by PM Nawaz Sharif's PML-N party.

world Updated: Jun 19, 2013 00:51 IST

Jamaat-ud-Dawa, the parent body of banned terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba that carried out the 2008 Mumbai attacks, has been allocated over Rs 61 million by Pakistan's Punjab province government headed by PM Nawaz Sharif's PML-N party.

Besides this grant-in-aid for the JuD centre known as 'Markaz-e-Taiba', the provincial government has allocated Rs 350 million for setting up a 'knowledge park' at the centre.

Details of the allocations were presented in budget documents tabled in the Punjab Assembly on Monday by the PML-N government led by chief minister Shahbaz Sharif.

The goverment has regularly allocated money in its budget towards running of the centre.