Press Releases 2011
Correction for the Record: USAID Has Not Put Any Funding for HEC on Hold
April 6, 2011
Islamabad – Several news reports claim that the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is withholding $250 million from the Higher Education Commission (HEC).
These reports are inaccurate. USAID has not put any funding for the HEC on hold, nor does it have any plans to do so at this time.
The United States through USAID already has provided all of its planned funding to the HEC for 2010, which amounted to $45 million. Funding for any future USAID programs will be determined later this year, when the U.S. Congress approves funding for 2011. …
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