World Bank Hastens Release of USD1 Billion for Pakistan

Pakistani Central Bank Governor Shamshad Akhtar said that the World Bank pledged its support to speed up the delivery of USD1 billion in investments for the South Asian nation. The funding will be used for “high priority development projects,” said Akhtar. (“World Bank fast-tracks Pakistan’s USD1bn investment” - Thomson Reuters, Sept. 4, 2008)

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