PK: National Equitable Education Project (WB-P173399)

  • Pakistan
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Dec 16, 2020
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Government of Pakistan
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 200.00 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)
$ 400.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS May 18, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Apr 29, 2020

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Project Description

According to the bank's documents, the proposed project aims to "(1) Response, Recovery and Resilience: Enhanced and targeted COVID-19 education response; (2) Improved opportunities for learning for OOSC and at-risk students ; and (3) Stronger federal-provincial coordination and management. The results areas are focused on supporting mitigation strategies that would reduce the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19 and support continued learning with the aim of restoring human capital formation and welfare in the medium and long-term. The Project would specifically target areas with lagging outcomes in learning, gender equity, number of out-of-school children, socio-economic factors, and negative effects of COVID-19 on the demographic population."

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Juan Baron, Senior Economist
Phone 92-51-909015,

Manal Bakur N Quota, Education Spec.
Phone 458-4180,

Implementing Agencies
Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training
Sajid Yoosufani, Secretary of Education


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