30 Apr '16, 12pm

US Congress stops $430 million aid to Pakistan for buying 8 F-16s

United States (US) Congress Committee has interrupted financial aid worth USD 430 million to Pakistan putting sale of eight F-16 fighter jets on the line once again, Dunya News reported Friday. Department of State stated to a British journal that Obama government is in favour of supplying F-16s to Pakistan but US aid would not be used for the purpose. Pakistan cannot afford to pay around USD 700 million for eight fighter jets and necessary equipment. As per the previous understanding, United States was to grant USD 430 million while Pakistan was to pitch in USD 270 million. On the other hand United States Congress has also halted provision of USD 740.2 million funds for Pakistan under military aid package. Pakistani embassy’s spokesperson in the United States, Nadeem Hotiana said that the US administration has already supported F-16s sale to Pakistan however purchase of ar...

Full article: http://www.defencenews.in/article.aspx?id=4748

Tweets

US Congress stops $430 million aid to Pakistan ...

defencenews.in 30 Apr '16, 10am

United States (US) Congress Committee has interrupted financial aid worth USD 430 million to Pakistan putting sale of eigh...

After blocking F-16 sale, US Congress moves to ...

defencenews.in 06 May '16, 12pm

The US Congress has initiated a move to block $450 million in aid to Pakistan for failing to "demonstrate its commitment" ...

After blocking F-16 sale, US Congress moves to ...

defencenews.in 06 May '16, 1pm

The US Congress has initiated a move to block $450 million in aid to Pakistan for failing to "demonstrate its commitment" ...

For India to Progress, Congress Must Dissolve! #CongressMustDie

For India to Progress, Congress Must Dissolve! ...

defenceforumindia.com 30 Apr '16, 2am

For India to Progress, Congress Must Dissolve Products and brands have a life-cycle. Commonly this cycle progresses as dev...

@pleasedontatme @Pollytics

hdb.gov.sg 02 May '16, 8am

The Housing & Development Board (HDB) is Singapore's public housing authority and a statutory board under the Ministry of ...

Pakistan to receive MEDEVAC aircraft from US by @defencepk

Pakistan to receive MEDEVAC aircraft from US by...

defence.pk 28 Apr '16, 8pm

Pakistan is to receive six new medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) aircraft from the United States, under a contract announced by...

Kenya to buy $35 million patrol vessel from Pak...

defence.pk 02 May '16, 3pm

Kenya is set to buy a ship worth Sh3.5 billion ($ 35 Million) for combating illegal fishing in its territorial waters. Agr...

Atomic memory bids to store US Library of Congress in a speck of dust

Atomic memory bids to store US Library of Congr...

electronicsweekly.com 25 Apr '16, 2pm

Researchers have been trying for years to develop data storage using single atoms as bits – the 1s and 0s that form the ba...

#luxury

#luxury

pursuitist.com 02 May '16, 12pm

The 8,901 sq foot home centres on a large, circular living room which gives the exterior a UFO-like appearance that is app...

via @greentechmedia

greentechmedia.com 02 May '16, 3pm

Opower employees -- including some in senior management -- were surprised this morning when they learned of Oracle's plans...

US lacks appreciation of Pakistan's counter ter...

defence.pk 02 May '16, 3pm

US lacks appreciation of Pakistan's counter-terror efforts, says Fatemi By News Desk Published: May 2, 2016 A file photo o...

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo announces new US$8 million phase of microgrid competition

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo announces new US$8 mil...

pv-tech.org 27 Apr '16, 5am

The initial phase of the US$40 million NY Prize microgrid competition was announced by Cuomo in January 2016. Image: Zack ...

China helping Pakistan with ballistic missiles: US Congressmen

China helping Pakistan with ballistic missiles:...

defencenews.in 29 Apr '16, 3am

A top US lawmaker has alleged that China was helping Pakistan with intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and claimed...