ADB’s ongoing portfolio to be reviewed on monthly basis: Khusro Bakhtyar

ISLAMABAD, Aug 29 (APP):Minister for Planning Development and Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said that efforts are underway to expedite the implementation of projects funded by Asian Development Bank (ADB) to streamline the process to achieve the country’s development strategy and socio-economic goals.

He said that it has been decided to review the ongoing ADB portfolio every month in consultation with all relevant stakeholders to remove bottlenecks and gaps in implementation of projects.

The Minister was talking to Vice President (Operations-I), ADB, Shixin Chen, who along-with a delegation called on him here on Thursday.

Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Dr. Muhammad Jahanzeb Khan, members Planning Commission and senior officials of the Ministry were also present in the meeting.