Why Invest
in Pakistan?
Salahuddin Khawaja
s@decklaration.com

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Demographics

Population:
200 M

6th most
populous

60% Under 25
years
Economics
GDP $262 Billion

Karachi Stock
Exchange has
returned 32% in 2012

Per capita has
increased 8% over
the last 5 y...
Stability
Top quartile
country for
“Protecting
Investors”
(Source: World Bank)

Political
stability with
democratic
electi...
Strategically located at
the cross-roads in Asia
What
are the
experts
saying?

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“ What you see in the
popular press is just one
part of the picture …

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“ There’s another side to
these countries, where life
goes on. And that’s what
we focus on.
Mark Mobius
Fund manager
Frank...
“ Pakistan offers a large,
lucrative market for
consumer goods,
construction and financial
services firms
Declan Walsh
Pak...
Bottom-line:
Pakistan presents
a big Opportunity
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Salahuddin Khawaja
s@decklaration.com
+1 917 523 6904

More at Decklaration.com
ABOUT THE AUTHO...
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Why Invest in Pakistan?
Demographics - Population: 200 M
Economics - Karachi Stock Exchange has returned 32% in 2012
Stability Top quartile country for “Protecting Investors” (Source: World Bank)

"Pakistan offers a large, lucrative market for consumer goods, construction and financial services firms"
Declan Walsh
Pakistan Bureau Chief
New York Times

"What you see in the popular press is just one part of the picture … There’s another side to these countries, where life goes on. And that’s what we focus on."
Mark Mobius
Fund manager
Franklin Templeton Investments
($1 billion invested in Pakistan stocks,
mostly in the energy sector)

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Why Invest in Pakistan?

  1. 1. Why Invest in Pakistan? Salahuddin Khawaja s@decklaration.com -1-
  2. 2. Demographics Population: 200 M 6th most populous 60% Under 25 years
  3. 3. Economics GDP $262 Billion Karachi Stock Exchange has returned 32% in 2012 Per capita has increased 8% over the last 5 years
  4. 4. Stability Top quartile country for “Protecting Investors” (Source: World Bank) Political stability with democratic elections
  5. 5. Strategically located at the cross-roads in Asia
  6. 6. What are the experts saying? -6-
  7. 7. “ What you see in the popular press is just one part of the picture … -7-
  8. 8. “ There’s another side to these countries, where life goes on. And that’s what we focus on. Mark Mobius Fund manager Franklin Templeton Investments ($1 billion invested in Pakistan stocks, mostly in the energy sector) -8-
  9. 9. “ Pakistan offers a large, lucrative market for consumer goods, construction and financial services firms Declan Walsh Pakistan Bureau Chief New York Times -9-
  10. 10. Bottom-line: Pakistan presents a big Opportunity - 10 -
  11. 11. Developed and Designed by Salahuddin Khawaja s@decklaration.com +1 917 523 6904 More at Decklaration.com ABOUT THE AUTHOR Salah has 14 years of experience, primarily in the Financial Services Industry. Before joining JP Morgan he spent 11 years at Deloitte & Touche helping Fortune 500 clients with various types of Strategic Initiatives. He is has an interest in Presentations, Storytelling and Visual Design. Areas of Expertise: Strategy Development, Business Transformation, System Integration, Program & Project Management, Mobile Strategy, Data Analytics, Executive Presentations Sample Clients: Bank of America, Citi , MasterCard - 11 -

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