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Pakistan: Overseas Aid

International Development written question – answered on 16th March 2011.

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Photo of Valerie Vaz Valerie Vaz Labour, Walsall South

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what (a) projects and (b) organisations in Pakistan his Department funded in the latest period for which figures are available.

Photo of Andrew Mitchell Andrew Mitchell The Secretary of State for International Development

In 2009-10 the Department for International Development (DFID) spent £140.4 million in Pakistan. 33% of this was spent on humanitarian programmes; 20% on governance; 18% on education; 15% supporting economic growth; 8% on health programmes; 5% on social services; and 1% on other programmes. The most up to date information on all of our projects in Pakistan, including implementing partners, is available on DFID's Projects Database on the Department's website:

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