Posted by: Administrator | 1 March, 2013

President Musharraf’s Vision and Achievements of his tenure

Since General Musharraf has decided and declared to return to Pakistan, we consider it imperative that his vision and achievements be brought once again to the kind notice of  the Pakistani public.  A solid economically stable Pakistan is essential to our future’s prosperity and independence!

Compiled by: Afreen Baig  

Updated  March 2013

1. Pakistan economy was the 3rd fastest growing economy in Asia, after China & India in 2006. [Source]

2. Pakistan in 1999 was an economy of $75 billion and now in 2007 it is a $160 billion economy. [Source] and [Source]

3. Industrial sector registered 26% growth. [Source] and Construction activity was 17 years high.

4. Industrial Parks were being setup throughout the country for the very first time. [Source  & this].

5. Large Scale Manufacturing (LSM) was 30 year high. LSM rose from 1.5% in 1999 to 19.5% in 2005, registering a 135% growth [Source] and [Source]

6. Small Scale Manufacturing, according to Federal Bureau of Statistics registered an 80% growth in 2005 since 2000 [Source]

7. Pakistan IT industry, which was virtually non-existent 7 years back, in 2006-07 valued around $2.8 billion, including $1.4 billion of IT exports. Number of IT companies rose to 1306. [Source] and [Source]

8. Telecom Industry’s growth had resulted in creation of 80,000 jobs directly and 500,000 jobs indirectly. Since July 2003, regulators have handed out more than 900 fixed, mobile, and long-distance licenses to some 50 companies. Already Tele-density has increased from 4% to about 45% of the population. The number of mobile subscribers has increased from 1.6 million in 2001 to over 88 million in 2007-08. [Source] and [Source]

9. CNG Industry by end of 2007 had attracted over $70 billion investment over the last 5 years. Above 3,105 CNG stations were operating in country, providing above 30,000 employment opportunities. CNG stakeholders have invested Rs.90 billion in this sector. The CNG was replacing at least 6.12 billion liters of petrol every year and saving foreign exchange to the tune of billions of dollars. The CNG sector pays 24 percent sales tax and 4 percent withholding tax to the government.  [Source] and [Source]

10. The Cement Industry started contributing above Rs 30 billion to the national exchequer in the form of taxes. Actual cement production in 2001-02 was 9.83 million tons and 2007-08 – 26.75 million tons. After 2002-3, most of the cement manufacturers expanded their operations, and increased production. This sector has invested about  $1.5 billion in capacity expansion over the last six years  [Source]

11. Automobile Industry paid Rs.63 billion cumulative taxes in 2007-08. Auto sector in 2007 contributed 16% to the manufacturing sector, as compared to 6.7% during 2001-02.  Production of cars in 2001-02 was 40,600 Units and in 2007-08 was 164,700 Units. Production of Motorcycles in 2001-02 was 133,000 units and in 2007-08 was 733,000 Units. Production of Tractors increased from 24,000 Units to 50,000 Units. [Source]

12. Pakistan has joined the ranks of gold producing countries by producing 7.746 tons of gold during the last five years – 2004 to 2008 and 86,013 tons of copper and 11.046 tons silver, besides the production of 14,482 tons of magnetite concentrate (iron), bringing in a total of $633.573 million. [Source]

13. Finance and Insurance sector registered a 166% growth since 2000. Pakistan’s Banking sector turned profitable in 2002. Pakistan is the 3rd best in world Banking profitability.  Their profits peaked to Rs 84.1 billion ($1.1 billion) in 2006. [Source] and [Source]

14. Pakistan Exports have increased from $7.5 billion in 1999 to $18 billion in financial year 2007-2008. [Source]

15. Textile exports in 1999 were $5.2 billion and rose to become $10.5 billion by 2007. [Source]

16. Historic 100% increase in Tax collection of $11 billion. [Source & this].

17. Major Mega projects like the Saindak, Rekodiq, Marble production, Coal production and Mining & Quarrying are being pursued. [DAWN  14 April 2006] [Source]

18. Federal Bureau of Statistics valued an increase in the following, from 2000 till year 2005 [Source]

  1. Marble production sector registered 99% growth
  2. Construction sector at registered over 88% growth
  3. Major crops sector registered a 55% growth
  4. Livestock sector registered a 70% growth
  5. Fishery sector registered a 10% growth

19. GWADAR advance Mega Sea port developed under President Musharraf vision. [Source].

20. Newly found World class copper- gold deposits in Chagai will fetch around $600 million per year. [Source]

21. Three Dams have been constructed: Mirani, Subakzai, Gomalzam dams. [See Subakazi and Subakzai, Gomalzam, Mirani, Mirani, and Kurram Tangi Dam].

22. 6 Motorways completed or under construction: M1, M3, M8, M9, M10, M11. [Source] and [Economic Pakistan]

23. Six major highways under construction. [Source] and [Economic Pakistan]

24. Lowari Tunnel, a Rs.8 billion worth project, started in 2005, inaugurated by General Musharraf in 2006, a 9 km long and 7.5 meter wide tunnel, would be the biggest freight tunnel in Asia. [Source]

25. Under Musharraf’s vision: 9 world class Engineering Universities were being developed. [Source] [Project halted in PPP era due to Political uncertainty]

26. Private sector institutions have increased from 36,096 (in 1999) to become 81,103 (in 2006). (Source)

27. Foreign Reserves from $1 billion [Source] to $17 billion. [Source]

28. Karachi stock market: rose from 700 points to 13,000 points. [Source].

29. Literacy rate has improved by 11%.  [Source] and [PSLM 2007-08] and [PSLM 2004-05]

30. Poverty levels have decreased by 10%. [Source].

31. A new Oil refinery with UAE will fetch $5 billion & will process 300,000 oil barrels a day. [Source]

 

Compiled by: Afreen Baig – initially in 2006-07

1. Pakistan economy was the 3rd fastest growing economy in Asia, after China & India in 2006. [Source]

2. Pakistan in 1999 was an economy of $75 billion and now in 2007 it is a $160 billion economy. [Source]

3. Under Musharraf’s vision: 9 world class Engineering universities being developed. [Source. Project halted in PPP era due to Political uncertainty]

4. Private sector institutions have increased from 36,096 (in 1999) to become 81,103 (in 2006). (Source)

5. Pakistan is the 3rd best in world Banking profitability. [Source].

6. Pakistan IT industry, which was virtually non-existent 7 years back, now values around $2.8 billion, including $1.4 billion of IT exports, number of IT companies to 1306 [Source].

7. Around 80,000 direct jobs & 500,000 indirect jobs have been created by the Telecom sector alone. [Source].

8. Industrial Parks are being setup throughout the country for the very first time. [Source  & this].

9. Major Mega projects like the Saindak, Rekodiq, Marble production, Coal production and Mining & Quarrying are being pursued. [DAWN  14 April 2006] [Source]

10. GDP growth in 2006-07 was 7.0%. Earlier in 2001-02 it was 3.5%. [Source]

11. Foreign Reserves from $1 billion [Source] to $17 billion. [Source]

12. Karachi stock market: rose from 700 points to 13,000 points. [Source].

13. Literacy rate has improved by 11%.  [Source] and [PSLM 2007-08] and [PSLM 2004-05]

14. Poverty levels have decreased by 10%. [Source].

15. 3 dams have been constructed: Mirani, Subakzai, Gomalzam dams. [See Subakazi and Subakzai, Gomalzam, Mirani, Mirani, and Kurram Tangi Dam].

16. 6 Motorways completed or under construction: M1, M3, M8, M9, M10, M11. [Source] and [Economic Pakistan]

17. Six major highways under construction. [Source] and [Economic Pakistan]

18. GWADAR advance Mega Sea port developed under Musharraf’s vision. [Source].

19. Historic 100% increase in Tax collection of $11 billion. [Source & this].

20. Large scale manufacturing is 30 year high. [Source].

21. Construction activity is 17 years high.

22. Newly found World class copper- gold deposits in Chagai will fetch around $600 million per year. [Source]

23.  Pakistan has joined the ranks of gold producing countries by producing 7.746 tonnes of gold during the last five years – 2004 to 2008 and 86,013 tonnes of copper and 11.046 tonne silver, besides the production of 14,482 tonnes of magnetite concentrate (iron), bringing in a total of $633.573 million. [Source]

24. A new Oil refinery with UAE will fetch $5 billion & will process 300,000 oil barrels a day. [Source].

25. CNG sector has attracted over $70 billion investment in last 5 years. [Source].

26. Industrial sector registered 26% growth. [Source].

27. Lowari Tunnel, a Rs.8 billion worth project, started in 2005, inaugurated by General Musharraf in 2006, a 9 km long and 7.5 meter wide tunnel, would be the biggest freight tunnel in Asia. [Source]

For detailed Information see – Musharraf Era: Pakistan Flourishes

© Our leader – Musharraf


Responses

  1. Pakistan are proud to see Gen. Musharraf going back to serve his country which is in dire need of his capabilities and Leadership. We are proud of you but you got to play a different role this time when you do join the winning parties in Pakistan. It seems that the two party system is at end in Pakistan because of their poor performance Country to day is on the brink of collapse and economy in tatters You did run Pakistan with a great skill and your leadership is knows to the world not only to loyal Pakistanis Please do go and look after your country Good Luck

  2. KARACHI: While coming out of a Pakistani court complex, Pervez Musharraf was shoed by a lawyer. Angry scenes were witnessed and people, including groups of lawyers, shouted slogans against him.
    For More Details

    http://www.actualface.com/shoe-thrown-at-musharraf-in-a-pakistan-court/

  3. Dear Waqas, did you see how one of Musharraf’s supporter beat that lawyer up? That lawyer must be cursing his indecent act. Regards,

  4. PAKISTANI LAWYER ARE JALI DEGREE HOLDER THEY DON’T KNOW ANYTHING BUT DISRESPECT OTHERS…..MOTHER LOVER!!

  5. Mr Musharaf is a world leader, his capabilities are well known to every one of us. we all welcome him once more.

  6. Reblogged this on Avant garde.


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