Despite COVID-19 outburst, agri sector expands by 2.67pc

The Nation | Jun 30, 2020 at 7:57 PM
  • LAHORE-Though the covid-19 pandemic struck a devastating blow to a low economic base country like Pakistan, certain sectors here survived while giving hopes of recovery to the national economy.
  • Besides these sectors, the pharmaceuticals also remained functional during the pandemic and in fact registered growth.
  • Pakistan’s pharmaceutical industry is an essential, high technology and a strategically important industry and at the present growth rate the market size for pharmaceuticals will double in the next 10 years in Pakistan.