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Cablegate: Donor Pledging for the Afghanistan Compact

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS KABUL 005147

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE

STATE FOR SA/FO, SA/A, EB
NSC FOR THARRIMAN, KAMEND
TREASURY FOR APARAMESWARAN
COMMERCE FOR AADLER

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAID ECON EFIN AF
SUBJECT: DONOR PLEDGING FOR THE AFGHANISTAN COMPACT

REF: STATE 226270

1. (SBU) Per reftel demarche request, on December 17
Ambassador informed President Karzai of USG efforts to
encourage international donors to consider new financial
pledges to Afghanistan at the upcoming Jan 31 - Feb 1 London
Conference and to accelerate disbursements of funds they have
already pledged. Ambassador briefed Finance Minister Ahady
December 18. In both conversations he urged the GoA to mount
its own missions to GCC states to brief them on Afghan
development planning and to show the GCC states that the GoA
is getting its act together.
NEUMANN

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