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Pakistan: A Scorecard at Seventy-Six

Ambassador Naghmana A. Hashmi Founded on ideological basis and seen as a leader of the Muslim world, Pakistan came into existence on August 14, 1947, which coincided with the 27th of Ramzan. Pakistan is blessed with an ideal location, a large educated and industrious population, vast natural resources, fertile agriculture with the largest canal network in the world, a fast-growing middle class, good speed of industrialization and capable and strong armed forces. Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founding father of Pakistan, had clear expectations for the development of the country, as stated in the Pakistan Resolution passed in Lahore on March 23, 1940. Despite the promising start, Pakistan's economic progress was hindered...

May 29, 2023 at 10:02 am | Economic Affairs