PESHAWAR: The World Bank has expressed its willingness to cooperate with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government for development of infrastructure in the province.

The assurance was given by Country Director of the Bank, Patchamuthu Illango during his meeting with Minister for Tourism Atif Khan and Minister for Local Government Shahram Tarakai here Wednesday.

The WB official also discussed matters relating to ongoing development schemes in tribal districts of the province being underway with financial assistance of the World Bank.

Patchamuthu Illango said the World Bank was also working for the development of different sectors including business and tourism in the province.