ISLAMABAD - The United States will provide $110 million for ongoing activities under border security, law enforcement, judicial reforms and counter-narcotics projects.

In this connection, Economic Affairs Division Secretary Dr Waqar Masood Khan and US Ambassador to Pakistan signed an agreement on Monday.

These programmes will enhance the capabilities of Pakistan civil law enforcement agencies through training, technical assistance, commodities and creation, improvement of infrastructure and training, and residential facilities.

The funded projects will focus on building capacity in law enforcement entities; improvement of law and order in Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtun-khwa, Fata and ICT, establishment of effective drugs and crime control regime, and investigations and prosecutions of cases. The funds will be distributed to the projects including aviation support, law enforcement reforms and capacity-building, counter-narcotics and rule of law.