pakistan


CPSC Membership

Partner Ministry/Organization National Vocational & Technical Training Commission (NATVTTC)
Liaison Officer Mr. Naeem Iqbal
Director (Accreditation)
National Vocational & Technical Training Commission
5th Floor Evacuee Trust Complex
Aga Khan Road, F-5/1, Islamabad, Pakistan
Recent Programs Held in the Country 2016: International TVET Conference. October 3-4, 2016.
2015: In-Country Program on Developing Monitoring and Evaluation Tools in TVET. March 9-13, 2015.
2012: In-Country Program on Accreditation and Certification of TVET. June 25-29, 2012.
Ambassador H.E. Safdar Hayat
Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Address of Embassy/Consulate in Manila 6th Floor, Alexander House
132 Amorsolo Street, Legaspi Village
Makati City, Philippines

Economy

GDP (billions) $ 271.050 billion (Nominal: 43rd, 2015 est.)
GDP Per Capita $1,428 (nominal; 2015)
Currency Pakistan Rupee (PKR) = 100 paisa/rupayya
Major Exports Textiles, Vegetable Products, Mineral, Leather, Food and Beverages, Animal Farming, Metals, Plastic
Major Imports Food, Machinery, Transport Vehicles, Textile, Fertilizers and other chemicals, Raw metal, Refined Petroleum, Crude Petroleum
Major Industries textiles and apparel, food processing, pharmaceuticals, construction materials, chemicals
Major Export Partners United States 13.3%, China 10.9%, United Arab Emirates 8.6%, Afghanistan 8.5%, Germany 5.1% (2015 est.)
Major Import Partners China 17%, United Arab Emirates 15%, Kuwait 8.8%, Saudi Arabia 8.5%, Malaysia 4.8%
Foreign Exchange Reserves $22.434 billion
Inflation 3.7%
Population below Poverty Line 21%
Gini Coefficient 32.8 (moderately equal)
Competitiveness Rank 122nd (out 0f 138)
Ease of Doing Business Rank 144th (out of 190)
Employment Rate 93.5% (2014, est.)
Unemployment Rate 6.5% (2014, est.)

Politics

Mamnoon HussainMamnoon Hussain (https://www.gg2.net)

Type of Government Federal parliamentary constitutional republic
Head of State Mamnoon Hussain (President)
Head of Government Nawaz Sharif (Prime Minister)
Legislating Body/Bodies Parliament
Upper House: Senate
Lower house: National Assembly

Social Facts

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Time zone UTC +5:00
Human Development Index 0.538 (low, 147th out of 180)
Literacy Rate 56.4% (men, 69.6%; women, 42.7%)
% of people with internet access 18.00% (34,006,477)
Life Expectancy 66.4 years (Males: 65.5, Females: 67.5)
Drives on the Left
Calling code +92
ISO 3166 code PK
Internet TLD .pk