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Pakistan’s COVID-19 response to be highlighted at CGD event

Pakistan’s COVID-19 response to be highlighted at CGD event
Islamabad:Pakistan will be sharing its experience of coping with COVID-19 at a high-level international event titled ‘Coping with COVID-19: The Pakistan Experience’ hosted by Center for...

The CGD focuses on international development and works to reduce global poverty and improve lives through innovative economic research that drives better policy and practice by the world’s top decision makers.In the spirit of encouraging local participation and engagement, CGD will hold this insightful session in association with CDPR, the Pakistani economic research consortium.Islamabad September 22, 2020 Islamabad:Pakistan will be sharing its experience of coping with COVID-19 at a high-level international event titled ‘Coping with COVID-19: The Pakistan Experience’ hosted by Center for Global Development (CGD), a think-tank based in Washington D.In the wake of COVID-19, many countries, international development institutions and global experts have been struck by the exceptional experience of Pakistan during this period.

Federal Minister for Planning, Development, Reforms and Special Initiatives Asad Umar, Special Assistant to the PM on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Dr.Alan Gelb, who has been leading a workstream on the use of digital ID systems in Pakistan and elsewhere to scale up the social safety net in response to the crisis.

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