In Pakistan, most of the public sector infrastructure related development projects are financed through development expenditures of the three-tiered government system (Federal, Provincial and Local). The portion of the budget allocated for development spending, the Public Sector Development Program (PDSP), is controlled by a centralized Planning Commission, which assesses the feasibility of proposed infrastructure projects. The Planning Commission also approves provincial development projects for which the federal government allocates grants to the provinces.(Click here to read more)