Who doesn’t love to have a day off? I personally cherish not having to go to work during public holidays. And if, through some miraculous coincidence, a holiday precedes or succeeds a weekend, the joy is increased manifold. Then I think about the situation our country is in, not security-wise but strictly in economic terms. We aren’t faring well. We rank as an under-developed economy that is severely indebted to
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The United States and Pakistan have a strong relationship based on a mutual commitment to security and stability. Esperanza Gomez of the United States-Pakistan Business Council says, “Pakistan and the United States are natural trade and investment partners.” She notes that the U.S. is Pakistan’s top trade partner and largest customer. The U.S. Commercial Service in Pakistan is responsible for U.S. export development activities and provides services to the U.S.
In absolute dollar terms, Pakistan’s economy is 27th largest in the world. The semi-industrialized economy encompasses textiles, chemicals, food, and agriculture. Karachi and Punjab’s urban centers are home to diversified economies. Past internal politics, population booms, and confrontation with India has taken its toll on the economy in past decades. The recent government policies, foreign investment, and access to global markets have positively poised the country. Pakistan has seen solid