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Viewpoint 44: A Marshall Plan?


April 28, 2009: A viewpoint titled ‘A Marshall Plan?’ by Sania Nishtar has been published in The News International on April 28, 2009. Full text is accessible at Viewpoints

Context: The donor’s conference in Tokyo concluded on April 17 with a 5.28 Billion US $ pledge in economic assistance to Pakistan. A number of references have been made to this forthcoming package of assistance as being analogous to the Marshall Plan. This comment explains why comparable impact is unlikely for a number of reasons.