Corruption can break PAK’s back, 60% population may go below poverty linetechblog
The outbreak of the Corona virus could lead to Pakistan’s already decaying economy and devastation. An estimate says that out of a population of more than 200 million people in the country, twelve and a half million people can go below the poverty line. Right now five to six crores are in the category of very poor in the country.
This has been expressed in the report published in ‘Jung’. The report said that in a high-level meeting chaired by Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Mohammad Jahanzeb Khan, it was feared that the devastation caused by the corona virus could have to suffer the GDP of Pakistan and the country’s poverty line still The population of five to six crores living below can reach twelve to twelve crores and twelve crores.
In the meeting, the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics was given the responsibility to study the negative impact on Pakistan’s GDP due to the corona virus.
The report quoted sources as saying that it was feared at the meeting that economic activity stalled due to Corona virus poses the risk of millions of people in Pakistan being unemployed simultaneously.
The corona virus has engulfed not only Pakistan but the entire world. The number of corona virus patients is also increasing continuously in Pakistan. So far, more than 1200 corona virus patients have been exposed. At the same time, the number of people who died due to this has been nine. At the same time, more than five and a half million people worldwide are suffering from corona virus infection.
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