Pakistan: Overseas Aid

International Development written question – answered on 13th May 2008.

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Photo of Denis MacShane Denis MacShane Labour, Rotherham

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much his Department has spent on aid to (a) Pakistan and (b) India in each year since 2000.

Photo of Shahid Malik Shahid Malik Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for International Development

Details of the Department for International Development's (DFID) bilateral assistance and imputed multilateral assistance to India and Pakistan since 2000 are laid out in the following tables:

Table 1: Total DFID Bilateral Expenditure , 2000-01 to 2006-07
£000
India Pakistan
2000-01 114,814 14,587
2001-02 179,021 43,198
2002-03 154,742 38,314
2003-04 196,897 66,240
2004-05 257,649 31,377
2005-06 252,759 97,413
2006-07 233,857 101,118
Table 2: Imputed DFID Share of Multilateral Official Development Assistance (ODA), 2000-01 to 2006-07
£000
India Pakistan
2000-01 71,671 3,026
2001-02 21,590 24,971
2002-03 57,736 39,233
2003-04 16,199 14,208
2004-05 21,011 13,742
2005-06 36,913 55,951
2006-07 80,842 20,803

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