§ Mr. Key
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development pursuant to her written statement of 1 April 2003,Official Report, column 51WS, on Afghanistan, and with reference to the Afghanistan Development Forum in March, what steps her Department are taking to encourage the fulfilment of pledges made in Tokyo and reiterated in Oslo in December 2002. 
§ Clare Short
The majority of donors are performing well against the pledges they made in Tokyo in January 2002. My Department enjoys good relations with many of the donors and we take the opportunity to encourage them to fulfil their pledges whenever we are in contact, both at an official and ministerial level.