Pakistan and ADB

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Pakistan has the potential to achieve higher growth to accommodate a rapidly growing working-age population. The country has considerable natural resources and ample scope to improve agricultural productivity, and to expand markets for the manufacturing and service sectors.

Assistance from ADB supports government’s goals of facilitating structural change, promoting investment, and improving institutional effectiveness.

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184.35(2013) Population in millions

2.1%(2008-2013) Average annual population growth rate

22.3%(2006) Population living below the national poverty line

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