Abbottabad has a total area of 1,967 sq.kms with a population size of 1,332,912 which comprises of 53% (approx.) male and 47% female population. The area has seen a population growth of 51% in the last 19 years. Abbottabad is a reasonably well-developed district of KP, built on several vibrant economic sectors. Among them Hospitality and Tourism, Education, Mining and Mineral Development are stand out sectors in which the district carries distinct comparative advantage. It would, therefore, be prudent that the provincial administrators give special focus on aforementioned sectors. In addition, there is a strong potential for establishment of Carbon Credit Industry through Forestry, which would be a game changer for entire region.