Pakistan and ADB

ADB helps Pakistan strengthen climate resilience; empower women; and improve institutional capacities, economic infrastructure, urban services, the private sector, public finance, energy, food security, transport, and social services.

In the Spotlight

  • Asian Development Blog

    Birth Registration Can Be Boosted by Deploying More Health Workers

    Civil registration systems are vital for providing legal identity and accessing essential services, as shown by discrepancies in COVID-19 mortality data and the ongoing challenges in birth registration, especially in poorer communities.

  • Asian Development Blog

    Investing in Nurses is the Key to Sustainable Healthcare in Asia and the Pacific

    International Nurses Day highlights the major contribution nurses make in delivering high-quality healthcare. They need innovative solutions to help the healthcare system rebound after the pandemic.

  • Asian Development Blog

    How to Confront Gender-Based Violence in a Warming World

    The correlation between rising temperatures and escalating gender-based violence is having a major impact on women and girls worldwide. The effects of heat stress on social dynamics and individual behavior underscore the urgent need for integrated climate and gender-based violence policy interventions.

  • Video

    Responding to Heat Stress in Asia and the Pacific

    2023 marked the hottest year on record. Heat is impacting food systems, melting glaciers with catastrophic downstream effects, and women will bear the brunt of heat stress. ADB is responding to the challenge, strengthening resilience to heat, protecting women, communities, and economies, and ensuring food security.

 

Pakistan Facts

ADB's Work in Pakistan

ADB helps Pakistan strengthen climate resilience; empower women; and improve institutional capacities, economic infrastructure, urban services, the private sector, public finance, energy, food security, transport, and social services. ADB operations remain aligned to Pakistan’s evolving economic and development priorities.

As of 31 December 2023, ADB has committed 755 public sector loans, grants, and technical assistance totaling $41.4 billion to Pakistan.


 

Data: Pakistan

Forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Development indicators for Pakistan, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects.

 

ADB Projects in Pakistan View all projects

 
 

Contact: Pakistan Resident Mission (PRM)

Level 8, North Wing, Serena Business Complex, Khayaban-e-Suhrawardy, G-5, Islamabad, Pakistan

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Tel +92 51 2600351 to 69, 2087300
Fax +92 51 2600365 to 66, 2087397 to 98

Yong Ye (Mr)
Country Director
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Asad Aleem (Mr)
Deputy Country Director
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M. Ismail Khan (Mr)
Senior Communications Officer
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Khurram Imtiaz Butt (Mr)
NGO/Civil Society Focal Point
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The Pakistan Resident Mission was opened in 1989 and provides the primary operational link for activities between ADB and the government, the private sector, civil society stakeholders, and development partners. The resident mission engages in policy dialogue, country partnership strategy development and programming, and portfolio management, while also acting as a knowledge base on development issues in Pakistan.

The Pakistan government agency handling ADB affairs is the Economic Affairs Division (Ministry of Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization).

PRM will be closed on these dates:

* = Subject to moon sighting

Last updated: 6 November 2023