Barack Obama proposes over USD 1 billion civil and military aid to Pakistan

February 3, 2015 3:17 AM

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Washington: US President Barack Obama on Monday proposed more than USD 1 billion in civilian and military aid to Pakistan, describing it as a "strategically important nation".

The key elements of the proposed budget include strengthening Pakistani military for its fight against extremism, safety of nuclear installation, stability in Afghanistan, economic development and improvement in ties with India.

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