US to send 700 soldiers for relief work

Anne Patterson insisted on the need for more dams in the country as illustrated by the ravaging floods.


Express August 10, 2010

ISLAMABAD: US envoy to Pakistan Anne Patterson said on Tuesday that Pakistan is likely to face an economic crunch if IMF conditions are not met.

Addressing the media in Islamabad, Patterson said the United States has given $35 million in aid for flood affectees in Pakistan.

She added that $245 million have also been given to the Pakistani government to assist in resolving the power crisis.

Patterson insisted on the need for more dams in the country as illustrated by the ravaging floods. She informed that 700 US soldiers have been issued visas to assist in rescue and relief operations in flood hit areas of Pakistan.

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nAQi mEHDi | 10 years ago | Reply CHECK THIS OUT PEOPLE http://tribune.com.pk/story/34247/un-blacklisted-charity-in-flood-relief-effort/ Do you still think US is helping you please wake up before its too late .. i m your brother i mean no harm to your opinions and point of view all i want is to clear whats being fogged in front of your eyes.. If any goodness you can admire from US are the people living there the public some of them see the world the way we do...
nAQi mEHDi | 10 years ago | Reply ASALAM-O-ALIKUM So sad to hear most of you people i think its you people because of whom today we are at this position ...simply cleaning the shoes of US government all this money seems to be a bribe to the dirt politicians open your eyes people.. @Umayr Masud yeah why the hell are we scared from just 700 troops ? haan! have we not wiped out the blackwater yet .. i m being sarcastic.. brother let me tell you there still lives a US force among us and you can't even touch them they are being backed by our selfish humorless and bitter politicians who know how to take but not to give favors ... which world you living in brother...
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