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Pakistan and ADB

ADB operations in Pakistan will increase significantly in the next 3 years with continued focus on energy, natural resource management, urban development, transport infrastructure, and institutional reforms, as well as re-engagement in education and health.

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Signing Ceremony for ADB $500m COVID-19 Loan to Pakistan

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed an agreement today for a $500 million loan with the Government of Pakistan... 


Protecting the Poor in Pakistan Amid COVID-19

The Asian Development Bank has approved a $300 million emergency assistance loan to strengthen Pakistan’s public health response to COVID-19 pandemic and help meet the basic needs of vulnerable and poor segments of society.


How ADB is Helping Pakistan Fight COVID-19

Responding rapidly to the COVID-19 situation in Pakistan, ADB is providing much-needed medical supplies and equipment to medical facilities and health workers on the frontline.

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ADB Repurposes $50 Million from Pakistan's National Disaster Risk Management Fund to Help Combat COVID-19 Pandemic

ADB has repurposed $50 million from Pakistan’s National Disaster Risk Management Fund (NDRMF) to support the Government of Pakistan’s preventive and response efforts to fight the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country.

Economic Forecast

GDP 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.

Poverty in Pakistan

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

Results of ADB-Supported Operations, 2010-2018

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.

Projects Cofinanced, 2014-2018

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects. Additional funds are provided in the form of official loans and grants, technical assistance, other concessional financing, and commercial cofinancing such as B loans, risk transfer arrangements, parallel loans and equity, guarantee cofinancing, and cofinancing for transactions under ADB’s Trade Finance Program.

Project Performance, 2000-2018

ADB Projects in Pakistan

Project Results


09 Jul 2020 | News Release

ADB, Education Above All Foundation Agree to Work Together for Quality Primary Education for Out-of-School Children

ADB and the Qatar-based Education Above All Foundation have signed an agreement to carry out $100 million in joint projects to put out-of-school and at-risk children into quality primary education.

01 Jul 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB, SDC Help Pakistan's Health Service Academy Deliver COVID-19 Critical Care Training

ADB and the Health Services Academy of Pakistan today signed a contract agreement to strengthen Pakistan’s public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to support frontline health workers by providing...

20 Jun 2020 | News from Country Offices

Signing Ceremony for ADB $235 Million Loan to Pakistan for Karachi BRT Red Line

ADB and the Government of Pakistan yesterday signed the loan agreement for a $235 million loan initially approved by the bank on 5 July 2019, to help develop a BRT system in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city.

20 Jun 2020 | News from Country Offices

Signing Ceremony for ADB $75 Million Loan to Pakistan for Sindh Education Project

ADB and the Government of Pakistan yesterday signed the agreement for a $75 million loan for the Sindh Secondary Education Improvement Project, approved by ADB on 25 October 2019.


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Pakistan Resident Mission (PRM) - Asian Development Bank (ADB)

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
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