Pakistan's Assistance to Afghanistan - An Overview

Pakistan has been providing assistance amounting to 500 million US dollars in different areas.

Educational & Training Projects

  • Rahman Baba School, Kabul
  • Rahman Baba Hostel, Kabul
  • Allama Iqbal Faculty of Humanities,Kabul University
  • Sir Syed Post Graduate Faculty of Sciences, Nangarhar University
  • Liaqat Ali Khan Engineering Faculty,Balkh University
  • Six Primary Schools in various provinces
  • Two Vocational Training Institutes in Kabul city and Baghlan
  • 2×200 KVA Generator for Kabul University
  • 10 Buses for Kabul and Nangarhar Universities
  • 5 million Religious Text Books of Grade One to Grade Ten
  • 300,000 School Kits for 18 provinces
  • 3000 School Bags for Kabul, Jalalabad and Kandahar
  • 6000 Afghans Studying in Universities and Colleges in Pakistan
  • 500,000 Refugee Students enrolled in Schools in Pakistan
  • 2000 Fully Funded Scholarships for Higher Education in Pakistan
  • Trained 644 Afghan Police and Drug Control Officers, Doctors and Paramedical Staff, Diplomats, Judicial Officers, Customs Officers, Agriculturists and Bankers

Health & Care Projects

  • Nishtar Kidney Centre, Jalalabad
  • Four Hundred Bed Jinnah Hospital, Kabul
  • Naeb Aminullah Khan Hospital, Logar
  • 45 Ambulances for 12 Provinces
  • 14 Fully Equipped Mobile Medical Units
  • Medicines for Kabul, Jalalabad and Kandahar
  • A Week Long Free Eye Camp in Jalalabad treated 4818 patients, Performed 357 Eye Surgeries and Distributed 4126 Eye Glasses
  • A single philanthropic Pakistani organization performed over 30,000 free eye surgeries on Afghan patients in 2008 alone

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Provided Equipments

  • Television Transmitters for Kandahar
  • Digital Radio Link between Kabul and Peshawar
  • 28 Generators to Various Provinces
  • Security Equipment
  • 500 Computers for Different Provinces

Roads & Transport Projects

  • 75 KM Torkham –Jalalabad Road
  • Additional Carriage Wayat Torkham –Jalalabad Road
  • 3 Internal Roads in Jalalabad
  • Rail Link to connect Chaman and Kandahar(Proposal under construction)
  • Traffic Signals in Jalalabad city
  • Provision of Road Construction Machinery.
  • 30 Mobile Hot Mixers
  • 200 Trucks
  • 100 Public Transport Buses
  • 2 Pickups, 4 Generators and Medicines for Wardak Province

General & Transport Assistance

  • 50,000 Food Packages during the Month of Ramadan
  • 50,000 Metric Tonne Wheat
  • 9600 Tents for the Internally Displaced People
  • 100 Afghans Assisted to Perform Hajj
  • Rehabilitated Kabul Zoo and Deh Mazang Park
  • Installed 15 deep well hand pumps in villages of Kabul province.
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