Pakistan’s The Daily Times reports on role of the MPI in government’s ‘Vision 2025’ strategy

Pakistani newspaper The Daily Times has reported on a speech given by the Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform, Ahsan Iqbal, on the government’s inclusive growth strategy ‘Vision 2025’, which seeks to see Pakistan emerge as one of the top 25 world economies by 2025.

In the speech Prof. Iqbal highlighted the role of Pakistan’s recently launched Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) in helping to reduce inequalities. In recognition that income inequality is only one aspect of inequality in Pakistan, he said the MPI will help the government to grasp the challenges faced in other areas such as gender, region and digital divides.

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