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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.

19 May 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB $300 Million Loan to Help Mitigate COVID-19 Impacts in Pakistan

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

24 Apr 2020 | News Release

ADB President, Pakistan Minister of Economic Affairs Discuss Scaling Up Support to Combat COVID-19

ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa and Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and ADB Governor Makhdoom Khusro Bukhtiar today discussed how ADB can scale up its support for the government’s response to the COVID-19...

15 Apr 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB's $8.32 Million Financing to Help Prepare Water Resources Management Projects in Punjab

ADB signed an agreement today to provide $8.32 million in financing to the Government of Pakistan to enable vital preparatory work ahead of a series of major projects to enhance water availability and increase agricultural...

09 Apr 2020 | News Release

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.

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14 Nov 2019 | Speech

18th Ministerial Conference on Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation - Takehiko Nakao

Special Address by Takehiko Nakao, President, Asian Development Bank at the 18th Ministerial Conference on Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation, 14 November 2019, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

02 Aug 2019 | Op-Ed / Opinion

How South Asia can continue as world’s fastest growing subregion - Lei Lei Song

Since 2014, South Asia has been the fastest growing subregion in the world, with its eight economies collectively boasting average annual growth of 7.0%.

01 May 2019 | Speech

Sustainable Tourism Development in the CAREC Region - Shixin Chen

Opening Remarks by Shixin Chen, ADB Vice President (Operations 1), at the CAREC High-Level Session During the Annual General Meeting on 1 May 2019 in Nadi, Fiji

28 Nov 2018 | Speech

Keynote Speech at the 17th World Wind Conference 2018, Karachi, Pakistan - Xiaohong Yang

Keynote speech by Xiaohong Yang, ADB Country Director for Pakistan for the 17th World Wind Conference 2018 on 28 November 2018, in Karachi, Pakistan

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