ABOUT PAKISTAN

Pakistan has enormous economic potential and in the presence of the right policies and conditions can deliver a generation of higher, sustainable growth which can address most of the social and infrastructure development challenges being faced by the country.

  • Pakistan is the 28th largest country in terms of GDP size (PPP) at $ 432.9 billion (2009)
  • Pakistan has the world`s Largest Deep Sea Port – Gawadar
  • Pakistan has 5th largest gold mine in the word and 2nd largest coal reserves
  • It has a flourishing Agricultural sector;
    • 6th largest Oranges producer
    • 2nd largest producer of Chickpea
    • 4th largest producer of Apricot
    • 4th largest producer of Sugarcane
    • 11th largest wheat producer
    • 12th largest Rice producer
    • 4th largest producer and 3rd largest user of cotton
  • World`s sixth most populous country
    • Estimated population of 169.9 million (End June 2009)
    • Median age of around 20 years
  • With an annual growth rate of 2.05%, Pakistan is expected to become the fourth largest nation of the world in terms of population by 2050.
  • Country’s recently earned “democratic dividend” can lead to political stability, social cohesion, and consensus-building to deal with various challenges, especially the precarious security situation, thus helping to create a favorable international view of Pakistan.