Pakistan and ADB
In the Spotlight
This country profile provides a comprehensive overview of climate change science and policy in Pakistan, drawing insights from national and international literature.
ADB’s work since 2010 has brought electricity to more than 3 million households in Asia and the Pacific.
ADB has appointed Xiaohong Yang as new Country Director for Pakistan. Ms. Yang, who assumed office on April 24, 2017, is the first woman to head ADB’s resident mission to the country. Ms. Yang will lead the implementation of ADB’s Country Partnership Strategy 2015-2019 for Pakistan, which focuses on infrastructure development and institutional reforms.
The country operations business plan, 2017–2019 for Pakistan of ADB is aligned with ADB’s country partnership strategy, 2015–2019 for Pakistan. The country partnership strategy proposes to support the government’s objective of high, sustained, and inclusive growth, focusing on infrastructure development and institutional reforms.
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
- Update on Energy Sector Plan
- Third Party Monitoring for Federally Administered Tribal Areas Water Resources Development Project
- Peshawar Sustainable Bus Rapid Transit Corridor Project
- Expanding Access to Credit for Agriculture and Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Borrowers
- Institutional Transformation of the Punjab Irrigation Department to a Water Resources Department
Average annual population growth rate in Pakistan (2011-2016)
Maternal mortality ratio in Pakistan, per 100,000 live births (2015)
Population living below the national poverty line in Pakistan (2013)Refers to preliminary/interim figures; or refers to periods before 2010.
Population in Pakistan, in millions (2016)