Since 2002, the international community has contributed $3.17 billion to LOTFA. The US has provided 38 percent of that amount -- approximately id="mce_marker".21 billion," said SIGAR John Sopko.
"None of the officials I met with was aware of any investigations of ghost workers or the EU's decision to withhold funds from LOTFA. At the same time, however, several others I spoke to in Afghanistan expressed concerns about the possibility of ghost workers.
In addition, the Law and Order Trust Fund for Afghanistan (LOTFA
) was established to cover the rehabilitation of police facilities, salaries, training and capacity-building, and the procurement of non-lethal equipment.
Its engagement falls under the Law and Order Trust Fund for Afghanistan (LOTFA), which was set up by the United Nations in May 2002 together with the Afghan Ministry of Finance as the executing agency and the Ministry of Interior as the implementing entity.
The main purpose of the LOTFA is to finance and support the formation of the renewed national police forces in .
KABUL (PAN): The Republic of Korea on Tuesday committed a contribution of $50 million (2.6 billion afs) to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-supported Law and Order Trust Fund for Afghanistan (LOTFA) to improve the capacity of Afghan police.
He called the LOTFA a programme that enabled the international community to coordinate resources for law enforcement in Afghanistan.
KABUL (PAN): A civil society organisation on Thursday expressed its serious concern over alleged fund embezzlement by a United Nations Development Program (UNDP) official in charge of the Law and Order Trust Fund for Afghanistan (LOTFA
"In this regard, the EU intents to reallocate an increased share of its bilateral support for governance in Afghanistan for 2012-13 for the Afghan National Police through the Law and Order Trust Fund (LOTFA
)," the release said, noting that it was essential to ensure LOTFA
was efficiently, transparently and accountably managed.
"The project is being implemented in 65 districts of several provinces, where Afghan security forces have assumed the security responsibility," said the head of Law and Order Trust Fund of Afghanistan (LOTFA
), Ghulam Ali Wahdat.
Since 2002, the EU has provided support in the form of police salaries and police reforms, channeled mainly through the Law and Order Trust Fund (LOTFA
Since 2002, the EU has provided support in the form of police salaries and police reforms, channelled mainly through the Law and Order Trust Fund (LOTFA