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AFP
November 25, 2020

Afghanistan donors pledge around $12b in aid over 4 years

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AFP
November 25, 2020

GENEVA: The international community on Tuesday pledged around $12 billion in aid for Afghanistan over the next four years -- but tied its money to rights being upheld in stuttering peace talks with the Taliban. "The donors pledged more than $3 billion for the first year of the upcoming quadrennial, with annual commitments expected to stay in the same level, year-on-year... this would amount to some $12 billion during four years," said Finnish development minister Ville Skinnari, who co-chaired the virtual donors’ conference in Geneva.