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Reforms for a Brighter Future: Time to Decide | A Conversation on Pakistan's Development Priorities

September 22-23, 2023
Islamabad, Pakistan

The World Bank will be hosting a conversation on Pakistan's development priorities. This is to be held on September 22 and 23, 2023 in Islamabad, and is part of the engagement and outreach program Reforms for a Brighter Future: Time to Decide. It will bring together experts and policy makers for structured discussion of reform priorities in 8 critical areas. Read the Discussion Notes below:

  1. Overview and Summary
  2. Reducing Child Stunting
  3. Improving Learning Outcomes
  4. Transforming Pakistan's Private Sector
  5. Unleashing the Agri-Food Sector
  6. Achieving Sustainable Energy
  7. Strengthening Government Revenues
  8. Rationalizing Government Expenditures
  9. Strengthening Institutions for Effective Implementation

Over the month of August, together with our partner, the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, we’ve been taking the conversation across the country to hear what people think about reform priorities in these areas. The upcoming dialogue will bring together leading thinkers from youth, academia, think tanks, business, public sector, and civil society from across Pakistan to discuss how reforms in these areas can shape the future of Pakistan and enable a sustainable shift towards inclusive economic development.

For more information on the upcoming dialogue, visit the website here

Become part of the discussion: Reforms For A Brighter Future Facebook Page

Join us LIVE on September 22 and 23 on the World Bank Pakistan Facebook Page

Conference Details

  • Location: Online / Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Dates: September 22 - 23, 2023