According to a report by the Commission on Growth and Development, Pakistan needs 159 years to catch up with industrialized nations of the world. The commission is an independent body based at the World Bank headquarters in Washington.
The commission report says that Pakistan can achieve this target by 2050 if it maintains an annual growth rate of 8.3 per cent and in 2100 if it maintains a growth rate of 4.9 per cent.
In my opinion the target will not be achieved in another hundred years if the present crisis like situation continues. We have not been able to solve even the basic problems of the common people. Pakistan cannot hope to achieve any such target unless the people of the country rise against tyranny and misrule. If they continue to send leaders like Na