Planning and Development Minister Asad Umar tweeted on Tuesday that industrial growth has accelerated with economic recovery gathering pace.
He said large-scale manufacturing grew by 5.46 per cent during the July-October period of the current fiscal year as against last year’s corresponding period.
“Growth in October was even higher at 6.66% vs October last year,” he pointed out.
Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar tweeted: “Large Scale Manufacturing grew by 5.46% in Jul-Oct period. At a time when the global economy is in a deep recession, Industry is driving economic growth and recovery in Pakistan.”