Supporting Economic Corridor Development through Strategic Planning Frameworks (ADB-51224-001)

Countries
  • Pakistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
U
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Dec 15, 2017
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Borrower
Government of Pakistan
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Industry and Trade
  • Law and Government
  • Technical Cooperation
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 2.42 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Feb 20, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jan 25, 2018


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Project Description

According to the bank website, the TA aims to assist Pakistan to realize the potential of economic corridor development (ECD) to boost industrial productivity, exports, and job creation and thereby contribute to sustained, increased and equitable economic growth. The key focus of the TA is to (i) further study the corridors to be included in the TA scope; (ii) enhance the value chain development program along the corridors; and (iii) strengthen strategies, policies, institutions, and coordination, including by promoting the role of the private sector, strengthening capacity, and learning from best practices.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Co-financing:
Government of the United Kingdom US$ 2.42 million 

Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Sugiyarto, Guntur
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Pakistan Resident Mission
Executing Agencies Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform
Infrastructure Wing, Islamabad, Pakistan Pakistan Resident Mission
Tariq Anwar, Pakistan

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