Pakistan's Runaway Urbanization
Pakistan is South Asia’s most rapidly urbanizing country. In barely 10 years, nearly 50 percent of its 180 million people will live in cities (a third do today). This new publication discusses the drivers of Pakistan’s urbanization, and examines the country’s major urban challenges. It also offers a series of policy recommendations and ways forward to help tackle a trend that won’t be going away anytime soon.
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Nadeem Ul Haque
Former deputy chairman, Planning Commission, government of Pakistan
Tameer Microfinance Bank
Minister for Planning, Development, and Reforms, Government of Pakistan
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