TITLE

Armed Forces And Government Spending

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Pakistan Defence & Security Report;Q1 2010, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Industry Profile
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
47778171

 

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