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Bangladesh and Pakistan - a study in contrast: International Think Tank

Dhaka, Aug 5 (UNI) Emerging from the dark shadows of Pakistani rule 50 years ago, Bangladesh today surpasses Pakistan in almost every socio-economic indicators. The two countries are a study in contrast in how Bangladesh has achieved remarkable success starting from being called a ‘basket case’ in 1971 to a miracle economy in 2021 while Pakistan has slid down on all parameters.
A report brought out by the Canadian think tank International Forum for Right and Security (IFFRAS) provides some sharp contrast and comparison between the two countries.
The growth rate of Bangladesh is way above that of Pakistan. Even before the pandemic, in 2018-19 Bangladesh recorded 7.8 percent growth rate compared to Pakistan’s 5.8 percent.
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