Federal Minister Planning, Development & Reform Ahsan Iqbal has maintained that the government while devising action plan for the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) realized the need to devolve education and health sectors at district level to improve public service delivery and implement the global agenda of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in letter and spirit. Efforts in this regard enabled to have district levels SDGs implementation plans as well as resulted in formulation of broader national framework. Ahsan Iqbal made these remarks while chairing a ceremony for the launch of “Inclusive and Sustainable Development” an analytical Basis and Policy Framework report. Ahsan Iqbal said, “Pakistan has accorded the highest priority to goals which will enable it to join the league of upper middle class countries by 2030”. He said the goals include zero poverty and hunger, universal access to health services, education, modern energy services, clean water and sanitation.The minister said Pakistan was the first country to adopt SDGs 2030 agenda through a un...