ADB and Pakistan

Ferguson, Tim
May 2009
Forbes Asia;5/11/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p3
The article presents the author's views on the lending program of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for Pakistan. It informs that ADB has outlined a four-year lending program worth $4.4 billion for Pakistan. It reflects that the Pakistan government is inefficient and the presence of Taliban and fundamentalism is growing in the region. It is noted that ADB is the only hope for Pakistan to get through the economic crisis.


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