More than 400 students packed the Karachi Institute of Business auditorium to see World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim. © World Bank
SOUTH ASIA
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim met with Pakistani students eager to discuss social innovation, entrepreneurship and inclusive growth. "Pakistan has to scale up investment in its people, starting with the pregnant woman and focusing especially on youth, to ensure every Pakistani can learn, grow, and participate fully in the digital economy of the future,” Kim said.Read More »

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In 2014, an average of 3% of people in South Asia used a mobile phone to send or receive money. While there are still gaps between how often men and women use these services, Pakistan leads the region with 9% of men and 2% of women moving money on their mobiles.
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