JICA Pakistan Office was established in 1983 under the Exchange of Notes signed between the Government of Pakistan and Government of Japan. Since then JICA Pakistan office has been working as one of the More then 90 JICA worldwide offices.
An agreement on technical cooperation was signed between the two governments in April 30,2005, this agreement will facilitate technical Cooperation through JICA in Pakistan more effectively under a solid umbrella framework.
For its development assistance JICA follows the country assistance
Program of the Government of Japan which defines medium and long term goals for the country that are aimed at "building a sustainable society" under this specific goal. The following three priority areas have been identified,
In constant with the above direction, JICA is actively implementing various sector specific programs agreed upon by both, Governments of Japan and Pakistan. The sectors which Government of Japan have focused mainly are Health/Sanitation, Education, Irrigation/Water resource Development, Agriculture, Industrial Development, Governance & Environment.