Asian Development Bank and Pakistan: Fact Sheet

Publication | April 2017
Asian Development Bank and Pakistan: Fact Sheet

ADB continues a focus on infrastructure development and institutional reforms in Pakistan through its country partnership strategy.

ADB helps address Pakistan’s development needs for energy, transport, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, water supply, urban infrastructure and services, public sector management, and finance. Through investments and policy reforms, ADB will also help address Pakistan’s energy sector needs during 2017–2019. The ADB country operations business plan, 2017–2019 outlines assistance to develop transport connectivity and economic corridors, better manage water resources and irrigation, promote urban services, and support disaster risk management.

Meanwhile, ADB and the government will seek to stimulate private sector investment in Pakistan, through the reform of public sector enterprises, by generating long-term finance for infrastructure, and by facilitating public–private partnerships.

Updated yearly, this ADB Fact Sheet provides social and economic indicators on Pakistan as well as concise information on ADB's operations in the country and contact information.