The World Bank on Monday agreed over providing funding to Pakistan for advance purchases of coronavirus vaccines
The funding will support health, employment, food and security sectors and small companies in the country.
Approval of the bailout package shows the trust of IMF in the leadership of Pakistan, Hafeez Shaikh said
In response to Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s statement, Iftikhar Durrani has issued a list of the governors of the SBP.
According to a recent report titled ‘Pakistan: Getting More from Water’, published by the bank said that the capacity of provincial water resources management departments should be strengthened for groundwater management and conjunctive planning.
KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and 11-member World Bank high-level delegation led by its Country Director Patchamuthu Illangovan on Tuesday discussed over $10 billion projects. The meeting was attended by provincial ministers, Saeed Ghani, Ismail Rahu, Syed Sardar Shah, Imtiaz Shaikh, Advisor to CM on Law Murtaza Wahab, Chief Secretary Mumtaz Shah and the relevant provincial secretaries. Murad Ali Shah said he was working for reforming governance, economic growth, sustainable development and human…
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution condemning the recent acts of unprovoked firing by Indian troops at the Line of Control (LoC) and the Working Boundary (WB) which resulted in the martyrdom of a number of people. The resolution moved by Suriya Asghar also asked the government to extend necessary assistance to the victim families. The house also passed a resolution expressing its deep dismay over the shooting incident at Santa Fe, Texas in the United States which claimed the lives of ten…
ISLAMABAD: Chairperson Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) Marvi Memon has been appointed to a seat of World Bank's Advisory Council on Gender and Development. Marvi, who is in Washington to attend the Annual Spring Meetings of World Bank and International Monetary Fund, said the appointment is an honour for her and the country. She gave a briefing about the performance of BISP and urged the World Bank partners to use the National Data Registry compiled by BISP for their development programs. Marvi Memon vowed to…
RAWALPINDI: Pakistan on Saturday handed over Indian soldier Chandu Babulal Chohan, who was captured from the Line of Control (LoC), to Indian authorities. Foreign Office spokesman confirmed that Chohan was handed over to Indian authorities at the Wagah border. He was captured on September 29, 2016 and had been in custody every since. A press release from the Inter-Services Public Relations said that the Indian soldier was stationed in Indian-occupied Kashmir, and had “willfully crossed LoC on 29 September 2016 and…
WASHINGTON: The World Bank on Friday approved $187 million for a Sindh Irrigated Agricultural Productivity Enhancement Project (SIAPEP) to help improve irrigation water management at tertiary and field levels in Sindh, ARY News has learnt.