September 9, 2012

Development work in Islamabad Sector G-14 to start within couple of days

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By Muhammad Anis (The News)

At last, the development work in stalled Sector G-14, which was launched about nine years back, would kick off in the next few days.

A senior official of the Ministry of Housing told ‘ The News’ that the development work would be started in sub-Sector G-14\2 and G-14\3 within couple of days. “The development activity is being initiated on the land which is in our possession,” said Federal Secretary Housing and Works Kamran Lashari, when contacted by ‘The News’.Read More »Development work in Islamabad Sector G-14 to start within couple of days

Productivity analysis of Pakistan in the last 50 years

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 By Khawaja Muhammad YousafM

 Pakistan is a developing country in South Asia having a total estimated population of 177 million in 2011. The total civilian labour force is 58.41 million out of which 55.17 million is employed. At the time of independence in 1947, Pakistan was an agrarian economy where the contribution of agriculture towards gross domestic product (GDP) was 53 percent during the fiscal year 1950. However, major shifts in the sectoral shares have been occurred since then as the shares of agriculture, industry and services sectors towards GDP during fiscal year 2011 were 20.9 percent, 25.8 percent and 53.3 percent, respectively. Read More »Productivity analysis of Pakistan in the last 50 years