Ministry of Planning
Development & Reform

Press Release

Launch of “Inclusive and Sustainable Development...

Published : 20 February 2018

Federal Minister Planning, Development & Reform Ahsan Iqbal has mainta...


Mr. Sartaj Aziz Deputy Chairman Planning Commissio...

Published : 16 February 2018

Mr. Sartaj Aziz Deputy Chairman Planning Commission chaired the first ...


Central Development Working Party meeting was held...

Published : 13 February 2018

Islamabad, February 12, 2018: *CDWP approved 24 projects worth Rs. 184...


Federal Secretary PD&R's visit to NUST...

Published : 9 February 2018

Federal Secretary Planning, Development & Reform Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui...


Pakistan can move to top twenty five econnomies of the world by 2025

Dated : 30 November -0001

Federal Minister Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal today said that Pakistan can move to top twenty five econnomies of the world by 2025 with the passion of people of Pakistan and the talent of our youth, which can even take the country in top ten econnomies of the world by 2047. Pakistan is successful emerging state, which can be developed economically through self-belief and postivity by defeating the negativity. He was speaking at the concluding session of Conference on Vision-2025: Effective Strategies for Transformational Growth” organized by Institute of Development Econnomies. Ahsan Iqbal said that Pakistan needs seven to eight percent transformational growth in next ten years to mobilize the resources for social uplift of backward areas of the country and create jobs for growing youth population. He believed that passion of Pakistani people would make this dream true. He said Vision-2025 and China-Pakistan Economic Corridor would help to realize the dream of economically developed Pakistan. Minister appreciated the research papers presented at the conference and noted their quality speaks of hard work of researchers. He assured that workable recommendations of research papers would be utilized in policy making.