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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

100 Climate Actions from Cities in Asia and the Pacific

16 Jun 2021 | Publication

100 Climate Actions from Cities in Asia and the Pacific

This publication showcases 100 projects and programs tackling climate change and its impacts on people and the environment in cities across Asia and the Pacific.

Energy flows where attention goes: European expertise in Pakistan

15 Jun 2021 | Project Result / Case Study

Energy flows where attention goes: European expertise in Pakistan

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan spans plains, deserts, forests, and plateaus, ranging from the Arabian Sea to the mountains of the Karakoram and Hindu Kush. The nation’s energy mix is dominated by thermal power, with almost 60% of electricity generated from oil-, gas- and coal-fired power plants. Fossil fuels are neither environmentally sustainable nor cheap: Generation costs were substantially skewed toward oil- and gas-fired power plants, which accounted for 46% of the total cost in fiscal year 2017.

Planting Mangroves to Fight Poverty and Climate Change in Pakistan’s Indus Delta

04 Jun 2021 | Video

Planting Mangroves to Fight Poverty and Climate Change in Pakistan’s Indus Delta

ADB supported the restoration of the mangrove forest ecosystem along the coastline of Pakistan’s Indus Delta, helping fight climate change and boost the livelihoods of coastal communities.

Five ways to boost COVID-19 vaccine trust in Central and West Asia

26 May 2021 | Article

Five ways to boost COVID-19 vaccine trust in Central and West Asia

A survey in Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan found only about a quarter of adults believed that all COVID-19 vaccines tested by authorities are safe.