Capacity Building of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (WB-P151554)

  • Pakistan
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Dec 22, 2015
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Bureau of Statistics - Pakistan
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  • Education and Health
  • Law and Government
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.14 million
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Bank reported
Converted using 2015-12-22 exchange rate.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jul 25, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Nov 12, 2015

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Project Description
This project provides technical cooperation to the Pakistani Bureau of Statistics. Specifically, the project will improve sampling for Pakistan's Population and Agricultural Censuses, as well as improved methods to collect price data.
Investment Description

Contact Information
World Bank Contact: Ghazala Mansuri Title: Lead Economist Tel: 458-4639 Email: Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: Islamic Republic of Pakistan Contact: Mohammad Saleem Sethi Title: Secretary Tel: 92-51-9212769 Email: Implementing Agencies Name: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics Contact: Asif Bajwa Title: Chief Statistician Tel: 01192519106514 Email: Name: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics Contact: Arif Cheema Title: Member Prices Tel: 01192519106514 Email: Arif Cheema <> ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: