November 02, 2009

INTERVIEW-Pakistan seeks US trade, not aid, says minister

Sun Nov 1, 2009 3:01am EST


* Pakistan seeks investment and trade from the US

* Boost in economy would help counter terrorism

By Amena Bakr

DUBAI, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Pakistan plans to send an official delegation to the United States in mid-November to attract investment in a bid to revive its economy following a series of militant attacks, a senior official said on Sunday.

Last month, suicide bomb blasts targeted the United Nations, army headquarters, police and general public, killing more than 150 people.
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