| GEO Business|
| Germany to provide 115 million Euros aid to Pakistan|
| Updated at: 2232 PST, Tuesday, April 21, 2009|
ISLAMABAD: Germany will provide project-specific aid to the tune of 115 million euro to Pakistan for next two years. These funds will mainly be used for education, health, energy supply and support to refugees and internally displaced persons.
The aid was announced by Ambassador Bernd Mutzelburg, Germany’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan and head of the German delegation at the Donors Conference held in Tokyo on April 17, according to a press release issued here on Tuesday.
During the donor conference, the international community pledged around $ 5.3 billion in financial aid for Pakistan, and to help the country cope with the economic and financial crisis over the next two years (2009-2010).