Suspension of U.S Foreign Aid will not Significantly Affect Pakistani Economy, Data Proves

Aid provided by the United States makes one-fourth of the total aid received by Pakistan in last 15 years. U.S aid does not make a significant portion of the total aid received by Pakistan and therefore cutting it down will not affect the economy of Pakistan, significantly.

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Pakistan was not in good books of United States from 1989 till 2011. Then came the 9/11 and Pakistan became a major Non-NATO ally of the U.S in War on Terror. As a result, Pakistan begins to receive aid from the U.S for partnering in the war on terror. Bush and Obama Administrations continued providing aid to Pakistan despite mounting difficulties to NATO forces in Afghanistan. Apart from occasional demands to ‘do more,’ U.S did not take any harsh action against Pakistan and continued aid. However, that changed when Donald J. Trump took control of oval office in 2017.

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Adnan Aamir is Editor of the Balochistan Voices and is the main force behind the most effective online newspaper in the province. His investigations into government spending on education issues have revealed that Balochistan has been neglected in higher education funding. Other investigations revealed that the region is not receiving its guaranteed quota of government jobs. He is interested in acquiring skills to better track funding and also how to develop narratives and data visualizations that are more likely to prompt a policy response from the government.

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