Tag Archives: The World Bank

Governments must work harder on reforms to raise growth in a region where most of the world’s poor live: World Bank report

Islamabad, October 10, 2013 (PPI-OT): Economic growth in South Asia will be modest this year and in 2014. At such a pace, the goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030 will not be attained. Governments must work harder on reforms

Risk Management needs to be Proactive, Systematic and Integrated to have Development Impact Better risk management can unlock opportunities, prevent crises, and protect poor amidst disasters and shocks, says World Bank

Islamabad, October 07, 2013 (PPI-OT): In the face of social unrest, economic crises, and more frequent natural disasters, preparation and recovery efforts by governments, communities, and individuals have become increasingly essential. Effective risk management can provide both resilience to withstand

World Bank approves package of assistance worth US$100 million to support implementation of Punjab Health Sector Reform Project

Islamabad, June 03, 2013 (PPI-OT): The World Bank approved on Friday a package of assistance worth US$100 million to support the implementation of thePunjab Health Sector Reform Project, which will focus on enhancing the number of people who access quality

World Bank approves $400 million for Supporting Education in Sindh

Islamabad, March 15, 2013 (PPI-OT): The World Bank approved on Thursday a package of assistance worth US$400 million to support the Second Sindh Education Sector Reform Program (SERP II). The program will support Sindh Government’s efforts to increase school participation

AsiaNet Pakistan 2012-10-10 16:49:52

Islamabad, October 10, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Netherlands Government and the World Bank have signed an agreement today regarding the Netherlands’ contribution of US$ 5 million in support of the Multi [...]

World Bank to help immunize 34.8 million children in Pakistan against Polio

Islamabad, October 03, 2012 (PPI-OT): The World Bank’s Board of Directors approved on Tuesday a US$24 million second additional financing for the Third Partnership for Polio Eradication Project (TPPEP) to [...]

World Bank approves two credits totalling $220 million for Punjab government

Islamabad, September 12, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Punjab Government’s holistic approach to developing rural and urban areas in tandem received impetus on Tuesday when the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors [...]

Hafeez reiterates government’s resolve to accelerate growth, reduce poverty and address inequality

Islamabad, July 24, 2012 (PPI-OT): Growth is a prerequisite for poverty reduction, but growth alone does not suffice. Pro-poor policies and equitable growth are essential for vulnerable segments of society [...]

US$ 5 million grant for Balochistan Disaster Management Project

Islamabad, July 19, 2012 (PPI-OT): The World Bank announced today the approval of a US$ 5 million grant from the Khyber Pakhthunkhwa, Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Balochistan Multi Donor [...]