Pakistan

WASHINGTON – International organization “Emerging Markets” has declared Pakistan the ‘Best Country for Infrastructure Development in South Asia,’ according to a publication of the IMF/World Bank Annual Meeting 2016, in recognition of its massive progress in the field.

The country award was received by Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani on behalf of the Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal, at a ceremony in Washington, DC, on Saturday during the IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings, according to a press release of Pakistani embassy.

The award has been given to Pakistan for launching various mega projects, including China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, Liquefied Natural Gas Pipeline, Lahore to Karachi railway line, power generation plants and industrial zones.

The organization has also described Pakistan as an attractive country for investment in energy and transport projects under infrastructure development.