Pakistan made significant improvements in infrastructure, energy sector

Pakistan made significant improvements in infrastructure, energy sector

Nikkei Asian Review says Pakistan had recently witnessed significant improvements in its infrastructure and energy sectors due to Vigorous efforts by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

A business journal of Japan in a report, said Pakistan macroeconomic indexes were up across the board and relations with the U.S. and the wider international community had improved.

It said the public order, which had long plagued the entire country is normalizing due to military's anti-terrorism campaign.

It further said the country is confidently projecting growth above five percent and consumer price index fell to 2.9 percent on average. The government's annual deficit has fallen from 8.2 percent to 4.6 percent of GDP.

The Asian Review said the ruling PML-N had focused on building infrastructure and public transportation systems.

It is said China Pakistan Economic Corridor project is a comprehensive infrastructure program that comprising totals 51 billion dollar projects mainly for building of power plants and roads, ports, railroads, airports which offers hope of spurring industry nationwide.

The report said that analysts foresee even a bigger majority for the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz in 2018 elections.

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