Japan restarts loans to Pakistan
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi said the yen-dominated loans worth $154.9m would boost economic aid for Pakistan.
Prime Minister Koizumi was expected to announce the resumption of yen-denominated loans to Pakistan.
"Today we decided to resume yen loans to Pakistan... This is a reflection of our will to forge closer and more friendly relations between the two countries," Mr Koizumi told reporters after holding talks with the Pakistani leaders.
Mr Koizumi said the loans would boost economic aid