Pakistan has important strategic endowments and development potential. The increasing proportion of Pakistan’s youth provides the country with a potential demographic dividend and a challenge to provide adequate services and employment.
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February 5, 2017 — The government of Punjab has digitized the province’s rural land records in an effort to improve service delivery and make the records less dispersed. The Land Records Management Information System has been rolled out in all 36 districts of Punjab through 143 Arazi Record Centers.
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January 31, 2017 — Reflecting back on her visit to Pakistan last week, World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva sees many reasons to be optimistic for the country’s economy— and highlights three opportunities for more growth and stability.
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May 3, 2016 — Rising costs of China's clothing manufacturing provides a window of opportunity for Pakistan to focus on apparel and create jobs for its huge working-age population, especially women.
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Since 2009, the Benazir Income Support Program (BISP), Pakistan’s flagship national safety net program, has provided income support though predictable $15 monthly cash transfers to almost 5.2 million of the country's
This country economic memorandum explores pluses and minuses of Pakistan's patterns of growth and job creation; what is holding back Pakistan's growth; and what the core ingredients are of job-enhancing growth.
Administered by the Bank, the Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, and Balochistan is supported by 11 countries.
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