Senate told: War on terrorism’s price tag, $17.82b


Peer Muhammad
tribune.com.pk
August 30, 2013

The government on Thursday informed the Senate that the country’s economy suffered an estimated loss of $17.82 billion due to the war on terror during 2011-12.

The finance division provided details of the estimates to the upper house of the parliament on a query posed by Senator Abdul Haseeb Khan. The finance ministry further stated that these estimated losses, which occurred due to the war on terror during 2011-12, are being finalised by the authorities concerned.

The house was informed that approximately $30.4 billion in aid have been received by Pakistan from the US in connection with the war on terror during the last decade.

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