Revenue, job creation dismal despite high GDP growth

28 Nov, 2019

Though the economy has been growing at a healthy pace in recent years, it has failed to raise revenue collection and private investment and create jobs as planned, according to a new government report. “Considerable success was achieved on structural transformation,” according to the implementation review of the Perspective Plan 2010-2021. It also identified a number of challenges which ought to be addressed in a systematic manner to realise the targets of the Seventh Five-Year Plan. The General Economics Division (GED) of the planning commission launched the report at the conference room of the National Economic Council in the capital’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar yesterday.

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