§ MR. SALT
asked the Under Secretary of State for India, Whether it is proposed to make any payments of money to the Ameer of Affghanistan during the present year; and, if so, to what amount, and with what object?
§ MR. J. K. CROSS
Sir, I am not aware that it is proposed to make any payment to the Ameer beyond the annual subsidy of 12 lakhs promised him last year, as explained in my answer to a Question of the hon. Member for Newcastle (Mr. J. Cowen) on the 13th of August last.