Project ID 700PAK4000

The project is conceived to tap the economic potential of tourism at cultural and religious heritage sites and areas in their vicinity in Punjab, Pakistan. The main objective of the intervention is to contribute to the economic development of Punjab, Pakistan by promoting and increasing effectively managed tourism to the religious and cultural heritage sites through capacity building of the duty bearers and engaging community in income generating activities. The aim is to also foster tolerance and peace by raising cultural awareness and implementing effective cultural heritage and tourism management policies and plans through institutional reform.

  • On-going

USD 1,894,678

Total Project Budget

USD 1,442,766

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2018.02.19
End Date 2024.07.31
Benchmark as of 2023.06.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation

Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Culture World Bank/International Bank for Reconstruction and Development 1,894,678 1,442,766

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Culture
Outcome 5 - Enhance the protection and promotion of the diversity of heritage and cultural expressions Output: 5.CLT1 - Member States capacities strengthened to identify, protect and manage tangible heritage
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 20%
  • 80%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 10%
  • Youth | 60%