Infrastructure investment

Investment in infrastructure is well recognized as the most effective accelerator and essential driver of long-term and sustainable economic growth and development. Conversely, inadequate infrastructure hurts growth and trade, while resulting in wide-ranging inefficiencies and productivity losses and, in turn, lower tax receipts for governments and nation-states.

At 2.1 percent of GDP, Pakistan’s infrastructure spending is one of the lowest in the region and well below the required national average of 8-10 percent of annual GDP. (Click here to read more)