With Improved Security, World Bank Decides To Invest $460M In Peshawar-Torkham Expressway

The new four-lane expressway from Peshawar to Torkham border will be built as the existing two-lane road cannot be modernized due to various constraints May 19, 2018 (BE2C2) — The World Bank has decided to invest $460 million to build a new 4-lane highway from Peshawar to Afghanistan border aimed at bolstering trade between the […]

World Bank Okays $145 Million to Spur Home Mortgage Ecosystem in Pakistan

(BE2C2 Report) — The World Bank has approved $145mn for Pakistan Housing Finance Project (PHFP), aimed at expanding homeownership, including women and the poor through access to affordable house building loans. According to a report published by the World Bank in 2017, the housing in Pakistan is at a grim 1% while that for India […]