Lahore School First Annual Conference on Management of The Pakistan Economy -- April 28, 2005
April 27, 2005
Speaking on the occassion, Dr. Ishrat Hussain said, “Since 2002, real GDP growth in Pakistan has accelerated from 3.1 percent to 7.6 percent (expected this year). During the same period, per capita income has increased from 0.9 percent to 5.6 percent, budgetary deficit has declined from 4.3 to 3.2 percent. Similarly, the debt servicing capacity has improved substantially along with decline in external debt burden.
First session of the three days conference covered the subject of “Entrepreneurship, Private Investment and Economic Growth. Dr. Abdal Hafeez Sheikh, the Minister of Investment, Government of Pakistan was in chair. Mr. Manzur-ul-Haq, the Chairman PICIC and the Chief Executive International Housing Finance Ltd contributed a paper on the subject.
posted by S A J Shirazi @ 4/27/2005 09:41:00 AM,
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