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Poverty reduction in Pakistan

Poverty reduced but urban-ruler gap widened in Pakistan: World bank report

A World Bank (WB) report stated that poverty in Pakistan saw a decline, nevertheless, the disparity of impoverishment widened between the urban and rural factions of the society. The WB recently published its report titled ‘When Water Becomes a Hazard’, on the state of water supply, sanitation, and poverty in the country. “Pakistan has made substantial progress in reducing poverty, but spatial disparities in poverty levels as well as in the pace of poverty reduction remain large,” the report said. The report…