World Bank to provide $19.85 million to Pakistan to fight COVID-19

World Bank to provide $19.85 million to Pakistan to fight COVID-19 – the project will help in learning continuity via distance learning content.

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To help Pakistan with the ongoing pandemic, the World Bank will provide $19.85 million. This would aid the country to tackle issues created by Covid-19.

An agreement regarding this was signed in Islamabad by Secretary Ministry of Economic Affairs Noor Ahmed and Country Director World Bank Najy Benhassine in presence of Minister for Economic Affairs Makhdum Khusro Bakhtiyar.

The project will strengthen and support the federal and provincial authorities in the education sector to better respond and recover from the COVID-19 crises in the short term.

It was also reported that the project will help the country to ensure learning continuity through the expansion of national distance learning content and distribution of learning material in lagging areas.

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