US cuts off security aid to Pakistan

Updated:3 months, 1 week ago IST

New Delhi, Aug 03 (ANI): The United States Congress has slashed the security-oriented financial aid to Pakistan by approving a $716.3 billion defense authorisation bill. The security aid was earlier around $1 billion to $750 million per year. Not favouring any changes in the policy, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2019 increased the military expenditure after which the move came into being. As per the recent NDAA, the security aid to Pakistan has been cut down to $150 million.

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