Pakistan 2019-07-15T12:50:59+00:00


Pakistan is a country in southern Asia region. It is next to India, Iran, Afghanistan, and China. It is officially called the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. It has a long seaside along the Arabian Sea in the south.

Pakistan to remain one of the fastest growing economies in the world.
Source: International Monetary Fund

FDI inflows increased by 37% since the launch of Invest in Pakistan initiative.
Source: Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Government of Pakistan.

Leading investors ranked Pakistan as the most attractive market.
Source: Ernst & Young Emerging Markets Centre.

Capital of Pakistan
Islamabad is the capital city of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan that has a modern culture by synchronising itself with other capitals around the globe. Islamabad lies in a province of its own called Islamabad Capital Territory. Islamabad is beautiful. It is a region-wide symbol of progress, innovation and architectural marvel. Islamabad is a well-organized city divided into different sectors and zones. It was ranked as a Gamma world city in 2008.


Rising affluence is the biggest driver of increasing consumption in Pakistan.
Source: Boston Consulting Group

Pakistan’s consumer story will be led by its 129 MN urban mass consumers.
Source: Goldman Sachs Group

Private consumption will be four times by 2030.
Source: McKinsey Global Institute


Over the next three decades more than 350 MN Pakistani will move into cities.
Source: McKinsey Global Institute

Over the next two decades more than USD 1.5 TN investments planned for infrastructure.
Source: Press Information Bureau, Government of Pakistan

Investments planned across the key government initiatives in various sectors.
Source: Government of Pakistan

Highways (Karachi & Lahore) – USD 106.5 bn

Railways – USD 131.7 bn

Ports – USD 61.5 bn (Port development) + USD123 bn (Port Industrialisation)

Airports – USD 58 bn

Industrial Corridors – USD 100 bn (SEZ)

Smart Cities – USD 14.6 bn

Pakistan is strategically located to become Asia’s premier trade, energy and transport corridor. It is also the gateway to the energy rich Central Asian States, the financially liquid Gulf States and the economically advanced Far Eastern tigers. This strategic advantage alone makes Pakistan a marketplace teeming with possibilities.

Population and workforce

Economic Outlook

Investment Policy

Special Economic Zones