At roughly 180 million people, Pakistan is the sixth most populous country in the world, and is geopolitically important as a point of connection between Asia and the Middle East. Neighboring Afghanistan, Pakistan has drawn attention for its role in effectuating peace in the region overall as a country that will determine the outcome in the war against terrorism, and the international community increasingly place importance on its stable development.
JICA has been providing assistance in three focus areas: 1) ensuring human security and human development, 2) improving the economic base, and 3) stable, balanced development such as in Pakistan -Afghanistan border areas. By flexibly applying its various schemes (grant aid, Japanese ODA loans and technical cooperation), JICA is strengthening polio eradication and immunization measures, and providing water and sewer infrastructure and institutional arrangements to respond to rapid urbanization. JICA is also providing assistance for building power transmission and road networks primarily through ODA loans, and strengthening domestic industries through technical cooperation. Other assistance JICA is providing includes technical assistance for disaster preparedness at the national level, utilizing Japan's expertise that comes from being affected often by natural disasters.
|January 30, 2023||JICA extends its support to the Flood Affected Districts of Punjab and KP with the provision of Mosquito Nets, Oral Rehydration Salts and Water Purification Tablets|
|January 20, 2023||The Japanese government extended the utilization of Project loan for Replenishment of materials used in Repair & Maintenance of NTDC's National Transmission lines affected by Flood 2022 in Pakistan.|
|December 23, 2022||An inaugural ceremony for "The Project for Replacement of Pumping Machinery at Inline Booster Pumping Station and Terminal Reservoir in Faisalabad" and groundbreaking ceremony for "The Project for the Improvement of Water Treatment Plant and Water Distribution System in Faisalabad"|
|December 22, 2022||Memorandum of Understanding Signed for Provisioning of Finance to Women Informal Entrepreneurs in Pakistan|
|December 21, 2022||JICA Provided 12,500 wheat seed bags to ensure food security and livelihood improvement of agriculture farmers in Flood Affected Areas of Balochistan Province|
|August 29, 2022||Emergency Assistance to Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Response to Flood|
|August 3, 2022||Signing of Grant Agreement with Pakistan:Contributing to improve the sewerage and drainage services in Multan City|
|June 4, 2021||Supporting the development of a safe vaccination system against COVID-19 for everyone|
|June 3, 2021||The fight against crop-devouring desert locusts! JICA partners with FAO to support Pakistani farmers suffering from locust damage|
|March 19, 2021||Signing of Grant Agreement with Pakistan:Contributing to improvement of the livelihood of residents through ensuring access to clean and safe water|