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Pakistan and ADB

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.

Pakistan: Opportunities

Procurement Plans

For ADB-financed projects, ADB's Procurement Guidelines and Guidelines for the Use of Consultants require borrowers to prepare and publish Procurement Plans once the financing of a project has been approved. The Procurement Plan captures all major goods, works and consulting services procurement that is either ongoing or expected to take place in the following 18 months.

Tenders

The latest procurement and consulting notices, as well as contracts awarded, can be found in the Projects & Tenders section.

International Staff Vacancies (Headquarters and Country Offices)

ADB recruits its International Staff from its member countries. ADB offers a competitive salary and benefits applicable to internationally recruited staff. Women are encouraged to apply.

National and Administrative Staff Vacancies

ADB recruits its National and Administrative Staff from interested applicants residing in the duty station country. ADB offers a competitive salary and benefits applicable to locally recruited staff.

Scholarship Program

The Asian Development Bank/Japan Scholarship Program offers about 150 postgraduate scholarships a year for studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions.

The general public is advised to be aware of recruitment scams using the name of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Read more.

Latest on Pakistan

$235 Million ADB Loan to Upgrade Pakistan Highway, Boost Regional Connectivity

19 Aug 2021 | News Release

$235 Million ADB Loan to Upgrade Pakistan Highway, Boost Regional Connectivity

ADB has approved a $235 million loan to further upgrade a national highway in Pakistan that is crucial to regional connectivity and strengthen the government’s operation and maintenance of its national highway network.

$500 Million ADB Loan to Procure COVID-19 Vaccines for Pakistan

06 Aug 2021 | News Release

$500 Million ADB Loan to Procure COVID-19 Vaccines for Pakistan

The Asian Development Bank has approved a $500 million loan to help the Government of Pakistan procure and deploy safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines and strengthen the country’s capacity to implement its vaccination program.

E-Commerce in CAREC Countries: Laws and Policies

19 Aug 2021 | Publication

E-Commerce in CAREC Countries: Laws and Policies

This study examines the legal environment on electronic transactions along with opportunities and challenges in developing electronic commerce among members of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program.

ADB Appoints New Country Director for Pakistan

10 Aug 2021 | News Release

ADB Appoints New Country Director for Pakistan

The Asian Development Bank today announced it has appointed Yong Ye as its new Country Director for Pakistan, effective immediately.