Pakistan and ADB
In the Spotlight
ADB continues a focus on infrastructure development and institutional reforms in Pakistan through its country partnership strategy.
Pakistan’s economy is projected to maintain strong growth in fiscal year (FY) 2018 as power supply in the country improves, manufacturing and crop harvests strengthen, and consumption expenditure and investments rise, according to a new ADB report.
In Multan, a city in Pakistan's eastern province of Punjab, a group of women is receiving training as solar panel technicians. This initiative is providing them with new income opportunities and raising their status in society.
ADB and the Government of Pakistan today signed two loans totaling $380 million for projects to help improve the country’s urban and transport sectors.
The Government of Pakistan has worked with ADB to strengthen the country’s key infrastructure, boost social and environmental safeguards, and promote information sharing with other countries.
The country partnership strategy, 2015-2019 for Pakistan continues to focus on infrastructure development and institutional reforms. It outlines financial assistance in six key sectors: energy; transport; agriculture, natural resources, and rural development; water and other urban infrastructure and services; public sector management; and finance
Pakistan is a member of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program.
Projects in Pakistan
- Capacity Building for Khushhali Bank Limited
- Punjab Intermediate Cities Improvement Investment Project (Phase 2)
- Enhancing Public-Private Partnerships in Punjab Project
- Supporting Economic Corridor Development through Strategic Planning Frameworks
- Strengthening the Federal Public–Private Partnership Framework and Enabling Reforms for Infrastructure Financing Support