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ADB provides vital support to Pakistan’s COVID-19 pandemic response through vaccination, social protection, public sector management, climate resilience, competitiveness, and private sector development.

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Pakistan Facts

ADB's Work in Pakistan

Pakistan was a founding member of ADB in 1966. Since then, ADB has helped the country reduce poverty and improve the country’s prosperity and resilience by supporting infrastructure, urban services, private sector, energy and food security, transport networks, and social services.

Aligned with the government’s development vision, ADB’s country partnership strategy 2021–2025 for Pakistan focuses on three priorities—improving economic management, building resilience, and boosting competitiveness and private sector development.


Data: Pakistan

Forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Development indicators for Pakistan, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects.

Contact: Pakistan Resident Mission (PRM)

Level 8, North Wing, Serena Business Complex, Khayaban-e-Suhrawardy, G-5, Islamabad, Pakistan

  Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

  Tel +92 51 2600351 to 69, 2087300
  Fax +92 51 2600365 to 66, 2087397 to 98

Yong YE (Mr)
Country Director
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Asad ALEEM (Mr)
Deputy Country Director
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M. Ismail KHAN (Mr)
Senior Communications Officer
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Khurram Imtiaz BUTT (Mr)
NGO/Civil Society Focal Point
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The Pakistan Resident Mission was opened in 1989 and provides the primary operational link for activities between ADB and the government, the private sector, civil society stakeholders, and development partners. The resident mission engages in policy dialogue, country partnership strategy development and programming, and portfolio management, while also acting as a knowledge base on development issues in Pakistan.

The Pakistan government agency handling ADB affairs is the Economic Affairs Division (Ministry of Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization).

PRM will be closed on these dates:

* = Subject to moon sighting

Last updated: 11 April 2022