Securing Human Investments to Foster Transformation (SHIFT) DPC Series (WB-P170568)

  • Pakistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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
Mar 19, 2020
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Government of Pakistan
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Law and Government
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 250.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 250.00 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 @ WB website

Updated in EWS May 18, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Nov 12, 2019

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Project Description

According to the bank document, the project aims to "(i) strengthen CRVS, health and education systems essential for human capitalaccumulation; (ii) improvethe contribution of women and girls to economic productivity; and (iii) improve federal safety nets to respond to shocks in a more efficient manner."

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Cristina Isabel Panasco Santos, Tazeen Fasih
Program Leader

Ministry of FinanceKamran Afzal
Joint Secretary Financ

Implementing Agencies
Benazir Income Support Program -BISPAli
Raza Buttha, Secretary
Ministry of Planning Development and Reform
Zafar Hasan, Secretary
Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training
Arshad Mirza, Federal Secretary
Ministry of National Health Services Regulations and Coordination
Allah Bakhsh Malik, Secretary,


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