Pakistan

Improving Pakistan’s public and private investment

Improving Pakistan’s public and private investment

Pakistan is not investing enough and its share of investment to GDP is one of the lowest in the world at 15 percent almost half of the South Asian average at 30 percent. This translates into inadequate infrastructure, lack of access to sufficient level…

by · Friday, 19 April 2019 · Pakistan
Accelerating Pakistan’s structural transformation

Accelerating Pakistan’s structural transformation

Photo: World Bank
This blog is part of a series that discusses findings from the Pakistan@100: Shaping the Future report, which identifies the changes necessary for Pakistan to become a strong upper middle-income country by the time it turns 100 years …

by · Wednesday, 17 April 2019 · Pakistan
Making Pakistan more equitable for all

Making Pakistan more equitable for all

Photo: World Bank
This blog is part of a series that discusses findings from the Pakistan@100: Shaping the Future report, which identifies the changes necessary for Pakistan to become a strong upper middle-income country by the time it turns 100 years …

by · Friday, 12 April 2019 · Pakistan
The dos and don’ts of boosting Pakistan’s human capital

The dos and don’ts of boosting Pakistan’s human capital

Photo: World Bank
This blog is part of a series that discusses findings from the Pakistan@100: Shaping the Future report, which identifies the changes necessary for Pakistan to become a strong upper middle-income country by the time it turns 100 years …

by · Tuesday, 9 April 2019 · Oman, Pakistan
Should women get a job? “Yes…but” say Pakistani men

Should women get a job? “Yes…but” say Pakistani men

Pakistani women in Lahore, Pakistan. Photo: A M Syed, Shutterstock
 This blog is part of a series examining women’s economic empowerment in South Asia.
In patriarchal societies—as in most of Pakistan—men exert much influence over the lives of their fe…

by · Friday, 5 April 2019 · Pakistan
Shaping a brighter future for Pakistan

Shaping a brighter future for Pakistan

Pakistani girls attending a primary school. Photo: World BankThis blog is part of a series that discusses findings from the Pakistan@100: Shaping the Future report, which identifies the changes necessary for Pakistan to become a strong upper middle-in…

by · Thursday, 4 April 2019 · China, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore
Technology is transforming governance in Pakistan

Technology is transforming governance in Pakistan

Punjab Excise and Taxation Service Center. Photo: World Bank
Technology is changing our world faster than ever before.
And Pakistan, home to more than 64 million internet users and 62 million people connected to mobile data, is no exception.
As they’ve…

by · Tuesday, 2 April 2019 · Pakistan
In Pakistan, tech-savvy youth reinvent government

In Pakistan, tech-savvy youth reinvent government

Digital fellows visiting historic sites in Peshawar, Pakistan. Credit: KPITB.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), one of Pakistan’s most underserved provinces, is emerging from decades of conflict and has turned to the digital economy to boost economic gro…

by · Monday, 1 April 2019 · Pakistan

Pakistani PM Khan tells opposition leaders to ‘return nation’s money’ if they want reprieve I#Asia …

However, the premier said, poverty persists in interior Sindh due to endemic corruption. He noted that in the past ten years, 70 per cent of Sindh’s gas …

by · Sunday, 31 March 2019 · Pakistan, Thailand
Undernutrition in South Asia: Persistent and emerging challenges

Undernutrition in South Asia: Persistent and emerging challenges

Indian Bengali tribal mother is feeding her baby on her lap in a rural background. Credit: Abir Bhattacharya/ Shutterstock
Childhood stunting—or being too short for one’s age—is one of the most significant barriers to human development and affects abou…

by · Friday, 29 March 2019 · India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

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