Pakistan listed in top five countries with more investment opportunities

  • The World Bank has released a report on private investment in infrastructure development in Pakistan.
  • Pakistan has the fourth-highest investment commitments worth about  1.99 billion, which accounts for 0.6% of the country’s development.
  • The total value of investment projects in the South Asia region in the first half of the year was  490 million.  1.9 billion in Pakistan,  1.4 billion in India and ، 1.2 billion in Bangladesh.

Pakistan listed in top five countries with more investment opportunities

Top five countries with investment commitments

Pakistan joins the top five countries with more investment promises

The World Bank has released a report on private investment in infrastructure development in Pakistan. During the first half of this year, Pakistan became one of the top five countries with the highest investment commitments.

 

According to the report, Pakistan has the fourth-highest investment commitments worth about  1.99 billion, which accounts for 0.6% of the country’s development.

The Thar Block One Coal Fire Power Project is also credited with its financial Matters that should be settled within this period.

The coal power project came under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The report says it is part of the government’s efforts to improve energy security and reduce the average cost of power generation by shifting from oil to coal.

The total value of investment projects in the South Asia region in the first half of the year was  490 million.  1.9 billion in Pakistan,  1.4 billion in India and ، 1.2 billion in Bangladesh.

Pakistan joins the top five countries with more investment promises

Over the past few years, China has been a major infrastructure sponsor, accelerating slow progress on infrastructure projects in South Asia, particularly in Pakistan and Bangladesh, showing low rates of investment in the renewable sector, according to the report.

The report further highlights that the South Asian region has the largest commercial loan financing (1.4 billion), accounting for half of the global debt. Most of this commercial loan came from the Thar Block I Coal-Fired Power Plant in Pakistan and the Dhaka Elevated Expressway in Bangladesh. This is a 1.1 billion joint venture.

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