Entrenched poverty is denying opportunities to millions of people and undermining Pakistan’s long term stability and prosperity.Tackling poverty and building a prosperous democratic Pakistan will help not only millions of poor Pakistanis, but will also improve stability in Pakistan, the region, and beyond.
That’s why Pakistan is one of the UK government’s top priorities. And that’s why Pakistan is one of the UK’s largest recipients of development investment. This investment is dependent on securing value for money, results, and our money being protected from corruption. UK development is built on a commitment by the government of Pakistan to economic and tax reform, and to helping lift the poorest out of poverty.