Consistent but slow progress on many of MDGs

January 23, 2014

ISLAMABAD - The Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform (MPDR) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have launched the fifth National MDG Report for Pakistan which stated Pakistan has shown consistent, though slow, progress on many of the MDGs.

The report assesses progress towards achieving the MDGs, galvanising efforts for a final push for their achievement. The report records successes and challenges, and shares initial thoughts on the post-2015 development agenda for Pakistan. For the first time, this MDGR includes a review of sub-national and district level status and trends. UNDP Pakistan is also launching an Internet MDG monitor to make up-to-date information on the country‚Äôs MDG progress. The MDGs are a set of 8 goals adopted by 189 countries, including Pakistan in 2000 and to be achieved by 2015.