41666-033: Punjab Government Efficiency Improvement Program - Subprogram 2

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Description

Punjab is the largest provincial economy and the most populous province of Pakistan, accounting for over 50% of the country's gross domestic product (GDP) and population. The economic performance of Punjab plays a critical role in the overall economic strength of the country. Punjab has achieved robust economic growth and significant poverty reduction in recent years. However, it still faces numerous development challenges. The first is the low living standard and high poverty incidence. Average... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 41666-033
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2547
Loan No. 2548
Approval Date 17 Sep 2009
Closing Date 09 Oct 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 150,000
Geographical Location Punjab
Sector / Subsector Classification Multisector
/ Multisector
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Governance
Private sector development
Social development
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Yesim M. Elhan-Kayalar
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Financial Sector, Public Management and Trade Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
Planning & Dev. Dept., Govt. of the Punjab

Last PDS Update
22 May 2011

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