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Afghanistan (Refugees)

Volume 978: debated on Wednesday 13 February 1980

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asked the Lord Privy o Seal if he will make a statement on the economic assistance which the United Kingdom has so far provided, or has specifically programmed for Pakistan, for the relief of refugees from Afghanistan.

:A consignment of essential supplies was flown out by special charter last month at a cost of about £120,000 We are also providing out share, amounting to £1·1 million, of the European Community response to an appeal by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.