Sindh – the harbinger of Indus civilization has come a long way to become an economic hub of Pakistan. With its glorious past, strong industrial base, developed infrastructure, two international ports and strong financial institutions, it provides an ideal investment opportunity to local and foreign investors.
Sindh has approx. 350 km of coastline with thick mangrove forests. 48% of all fish export from Pakistan is from Sindh. Moreover, 71% of marine fish resources, 65% of fresh fish resources, and 100% of brackish water fish resources are located in Sindh.
Sindh has tremendous resources when it comes to livestock; 28% buffaloes, 27% cattle, 24% sheep, 28% camels and 40% poultry are in Sindh. The livestock and poultry headcount of 40 million (approx.) provides a strong base for dairy and meat processing industry for local and export purposes.
Sindh is rich in natural resources. It is estimated that Thar has the largest coal reserves in the world (185 bn tones). Besides this, around 60% of the country’s oil fields and 44% gas fields are located here and contributes 56% oil and 55% of Pakistan’s daily gas production. It also has a huge potential for renewable energy with 60 km wide and 180 km deep wind corridor.