The time to act is now, for Pakistan to take its place with the countries that have transformed within a single generation.
South Asia’s tourism industry has lost more than 10 million jobs and $52 billion in GDP to COVID-19; rebuilding it after such a staggering blow won’t be easy.
As South Asian countries intensify the fight against COVID-19, it is imperative that social protection programs, including cash transfers, food vouchers, unemployment benefits, pensions, wage…
The World Bank remains focused on helping to translate global commitments into tangible actions at the country level.
The ongoing response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) emergency in Pakistan exemplifies how a trusted and successful partnership can provide the basis for effective action far beyond the technical…
COVID-19 has hit hard lives and economies across South Asia. The World Bank is responding rapidly, helping governments buy vital protective equipment and medical supplies, provide learning to…
South Asian cities are known hotspots for air pollution. But in the last few months, many have enjoyed unusually clear skies and fresh air.
As the ‘Great Lockdown’ emerged from the global COVID-19 pandemic, Pakistan is not immune to the economic shock caused by the coronavirus, and its exports have been hit hard.
As they respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19), countries have a unique opportunity to plan for stronger and greener economies.
As it fights the coronavirus (COVID-19), Pakistan needs to develop economic and social policies that address the specific needs of women.