CDPR and the The World Bank bring to you the Pakistan Development Policy Series’ webinar “How can Pakistan leverage the promise of services-led development?” on 21st March 2022 from 5:00PM to 6:30PM (PKT).

The Pakistan Development Policy Series is a series of policy talks inviting discussion and debate on key reform areas critical to Pakistan’s economic, social and developmental growth. It is jointly organized by the Consortium for Development Policy Research (CDPR) and the World Bank.

The main aim of the webinar was to understand how Pakistan can move towards services-led development, leveraging the recent digitization of services due to COVID.

Following were the panelists speaking at the webinar:

Dr. Gaurav Nayyar (Senior Economist at the World Bank)

Dr. Salman Shah (Economist and Advisor to the Chief Minister of Punjab)

Ms. Jehan Ara (Businesswoman and Former President P@SHA)

Mr. Irtiza Ali Rizvi (Founder and CEO, LoadOye)

Ms. Nazish Afraz (Teaching Fellow at LUMS) (Moderator)

The event will be co-chaired by Mr. Najy Benhassine (Country Director, World Bank) and Dr. Ijaz Nabi (Chairperson CDPR and Country Director International Growth Centre).

Policy Note – How can Pakistan Leverage the Promise of Services-led Development?

The Promise of Services-led Development – Infographic