Pakistan and ADB
In the Spotlight
Flowing more than 1,000 km between Pakistan’s Indus River and the Suleiman Mountains, the Chashma Canal has helped transform a vast expanse of barren land into green farmland where profitable crops like rice and sugarcane can be cultivated.
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.
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
- Second PowerTransmission Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 2
- Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Corridor Development Investment Program-Tranche 1
- Preparing Health Sector Assessment
- Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Corridor Development Investment Program
- Punjab Intermediate Cities Improvement Investment Project
Maternal mortality ratio in Pakistan, per 100,000 live births (2015)
Average annual population growth rate in Pakistan (2011-2016)
Population in Pakistan, in millions (2016)
Population living below the national poverty line in Pakistan (2013)Refers to preliminary/interim figures; or refers to periods before 2010.