Monday, June 20, 2011

Losses suffered by Pakistan due to war on terror reaches to $67.93bn

Pakistan economy has suffered direct and indirect losses of upto 67.93 billion dollars due its role as a frontline state in war on terror since 2001.Terrorism, militancy and extremism is currently the biggest issue faced by Pakistan economy.
According to Pakistan Economic Survey 2010-11, the events that happened after 9/11 in Afghanistan worsened the security environment in the country.
The war on terror has spread widely especially since 2006 into settled areas of the country that has so far taken lives of over 35,000 citizens and 3,500 security personnels.