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Islamabad

March 16, 2017

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NCSW holds seminar on social impacts of Vision 2025

NCSW holds seminar on social impacts of Vision 2025

Islamabad

A seminar on ‘The Social Impacts of Vision 2025 on future of Pakistan,’ was organised by National Council of Social Welfare (NCSW) here on Wednesday, says a press release.

The seminar was organised on the special direction of Dr. Tariq Fazal Ch, Minister of State, CA&DD for public awareness, NCSW Chairman Dr. Nadeem Shafiq Malik chaired the seminar while Ishtiaque Gillani, chief executive officer of United Global Organisation of Development was the chief guest.

Representatives of NGOs, civil society, students and officials of CA&DD, attended the seminar. In his address, NCSW Chairman Dr. Nadeem Shafiq Malik said that Pakistan Vision 2025 seeks a just and equitable society in Pakistan where vulnerable and marginalised segments of the society would be mainstreamed. Vision 2025 is a framework for growth and development of Pakistan based on five keys enablers i.e. Shared Vision, Political Stability & Continuity of Policies, Peace and Security, Rule of Law, Social Justice and Seven Pillars i.e. Putting People First-Developing Human and Social Capital, Achieving Sustained, Indigenous and Inclusive Growth, Governance, Institutional Reform and Modernization of the Public Sector, Energy, Water and Food Security and Private Sector & Entrepreneurship LED Growth for the speedy socio-economic development of the country.

To achieve its goals all the state’s institutions are working effectively. The positive social impacts on the society of Pakistan of the vision 2025 are noted that the ratio of poverty is declining and jobs opportunities are increasing. For the eradication of socio-economic problems, present government has formulated commendable policies. China-Pakistan economic corridor will make the economy of Pakistan sounder. China and other countries are investing in various projects which are a symbol of progressing of economy of Pakistan. In order to achieve the goal of progress of Pakistan, under vision 2025, we have to be united. Our youth is our asset and God has blessed Pakistan with countless resources. Soon the condition of education, health and the basic needs of life will be improved and Pakistan will become a developed state.

Besides other speakers, Mahwish Anjum, representative of Social Welfare Section, Planning Commission, Ministry of Planning Development & Reforms Government of Pakistan, Ishtiaque Gillani, chief executive officer of United Global Organization of Development, Mohammad Sajid Hameed, director council and Sadia Hussain, executive director at SPARC said in their lectures that vision 2025 is a road map for the economic and social development of Pakistan. The strategic location and economic opportunities has made Pakistan a hub of world economic activities. Several infrastructural and development projects have been initiated through CPEC. Through implementation of vision 2025, in 2025 Pakistan would become one of the 25 economies in the world, leading to Upper Middle Income county status. 

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