Lahore City Pakistan Economy view

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  • Well.. not inspiring one. It does not qualify to caliber the sights and sounds of Lahore... I mean city full of charm and glamour. Lahore is the Cultural Capital of Pakistan and city which is simply superb to watch. Anyhow now I am planning to develop a presentation to cover the glamour of Lahore.
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  • great work.. but you should upload some pics of canals and parks or roads of lahore...
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Lahore City Pakistan Economy view

  1. 1. Lahore
  2. 2. Table of Contents
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>Lahore is the second largest city of Pakistan. </li></ul><ul><li>Capital of the province Punjab </li></ul><ul><li>Total area 684 sq miles </li></ul><ul><li>Approximate population 10,000,000 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Location :Lahore
  5. 5. History of Lahore <ul><li>Lahore has been the hubs of many kingdoms such as the Ghaznavids, Mughals, Sikhs and British. </li></ul><ul><li>The city was build on the banks of river Ravi. </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore, Lahore was the trading hub of Punjab. </li></ul><ul><li>Each empire left its architectural marks on the city </li></ul>
  6. 6. India Pakistan Partition <ul><li>Lahore played a significant role during the era of partition. </li></ul><ul><li>Lahore Resolution or Pakistan Resolution was passed there in 1940. </li></ul><ul><li>Upon creation of Pakistan, Lahore was made the capital of the provice. </li></ul><ul><li>Riots in Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs caused many causalities in the city. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Economy of the Lahore <ul><li>GDP of Lahore is approximately $28 million. </li></ul><ul><li>The growth of the economy is at the rate of 5.9% </li></ul><ul><li>Lahore is the home to Pakistan’s second largest stock exchange </li></ul><ul><li>Most of Government administrative offices are based in Lahore e.g WAPDA (Water And Power Development Authority) and WASA (Water and Sewer Authority) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Economy of the Lahore <ul><li>Lahore is fairly advanced in the sectors of education, health, economic and politics. Making it the biggest hub of the country. </li></ul><ul><li>Lahore is home to the largest Information Technology Park known as IT Park. </li></ul><ul><li>It is most advanced in the terms of infrastructure, roads and rails links; which spread all over the country </li></ul>
  9. 9. Local Industries <ul><li>Lahore is the largest industrial belt of Pakistan </li></ul><ul><li>The local industries in Lahore, that earn foreign exchange revenue are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Carpet Industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Steel Industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Textile Industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chemical Industry </li></ul></ul><ul><li>These are mainly based in the area of Kot Lakhpat and Sundar Industrial Estate (near Raiwind) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Textile
  11. 11. SWOT ANALYSIS
  12. 12. Strengths <ul><li>Local Industry </li></ul><ul><li>IT industry </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Hub </li></ul><ul><li>Internationals Airports </li></ul>
  13. 13. Opportunities <ul><li>Commercial Capital </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Direct Investments </li></ul><ul><li>Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Government Investments </li></ul>
  14. 14. Weaknesses <ul><li>Global financial crisis </li></ul><ul><li>Shortage of Energy Supplies </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployment </li></ul>
  15. 15. Threats <ul><li>Security hazards </li></ul><ul><li>Natural disaster </li></ul><ul><li>War on terror </li></ul>
  16. 16. Conclusion <ul><li>Government of Pakistan and the Local Government of Punjab should mainly focus on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overall government stability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Precautions against natural disasters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elimination of war on terror </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proper storage of Energy Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development of effected industry </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Reference <ul><li>-Accessed on 15 th Sep 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>www.mapsofworld.com/cities/pakistan/lahore/economies.html </li></ul><ul><li>www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/lahore </li></ul><ul><li>www.thenews.com.pk/todayspindetail.aspx?ID=65677&cat=5 </li></ul><ul><li>Web.archive.org/web/20080822063507/http://www.lahore.gov.pk </li></ul><ul><li>www.mapsofworld.com/cites/pakitan/lahore/trade-industry.html </li></ul>
  18. 18. Thank You

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