BMI Research: Pakistan Defence & Security Report: Armed Forces And Government Spending

January 2010
Pakistan Defence & Security Report;Q1 2010, p46
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The article presents an assessment of the armed forces and government spending in Pakistan. It notes that the robust training tempo of Pakistan's armed forces has been affected by budget constraints. Obstacles to government efforts to modernise the armed forces include limited fiscal resources and various sanctions. From 1990 to 2000, Pakistan expanded its armed forces by 11.3%. Particular focus is given to Pakistan's nuclear weapons programme.


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