According to Radio Pakistan , Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal says that in 2013, Pakistan was declared the weakest economy but after coming into power, the PML-N government turned it into fast emerging economy in the world in last four years.  

He was addressing the 1st International Youth Summit organized by University of Lahore.           

Ahsan Iqbal said all economic indicators are showing positive improvement and if it continued to progress at the current pace, the country would be among the world's twenty largest economies by 2025. Consistency in economic policies is indispensable for the progress of the country.    

He elaborated that Asia, the South Asia, Central Asian states and China are engines of economic growth, and Pakistan is situated at the crossroad of these engines of growth.