Webinar Seminar on “Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Pakistan”

Prof. Dr. Usman Mustafa, Senior Consultant, PEPRI, delivered at one-day seminar on “COVID-19: Challenges, Mitigation and Adaptation” on 24th September 2020, AHK National Centre for Rural Development (NCRD). COVID-19 has had disastrous health and economic outcomes on developing and developed countries alike. In terms of both controlling the spread of COVID-19 and managing the pandemic’s economic consequences. There are some environmental indicators which show positive impact of COVID – 19. Pakistan has reported better outcomes than many other emerging market countries. The seminar presented Pakistan’s economy before and after COVID – 19. The situation was not encouraging before the epidemic and become worsted during. The recent decreasing trend was also presented. Policy recommendations and precautions measures were also recommended. The seminar was attended by large numbers of participants throughout the countries, NGOs, government, and other organizations.