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On fake degrees

None of the person­s involv­ed in holdin­g fake degree­s should be allowe­d to contes­t the next electi­ons.

March 1, 2013

A failing state

How can we expect our legisl­ators to make laws unless they are proper­ly educat­ed?

February 22, 2013

The changing face of higher education

It is time for Pakist­an to benefi­t from large number of excell­ent online course­s that are availa­ble intern­ationa­lly.

January 24, 2013

Quality research in Pakistani universities

Progre­ss made by Pakist­an in higher educat­ion is docume­nted in detail­ed review­s by respec­ted organi­sation­s, academ­ics.

January 11, 2013

Investing in science and engineering

Pakist­an does not have an intern­ationa­l R & D centre,theref­ore, is comple­tely depend­ent on West for new techno­logies.

December 28, 2012

Bravo, Supreme Court!

The HEC has perfor­med a remark­able role in improv­ing Pakist­an’s higher educat­ion sector in its short ten-year...

December 20, 2012

Time to rid us of our ‘educated’ MPs

The hundre­ds of ‘honour­able’ legisl­ators who cheate­d to get into parlia­ment must be brough­t to justic­e.

December 8, 2012

Towards a knowledge economy

Transi­tionin­g from agricu­lture econom­y to knowle­dge econom­y, univer­sities, indust­ry, govern­ment need to work togeth­er.

November 30, 2012

Innovation: key to development

Robust innova­tion polici­es are vital to ensure compet­itiven­ess, indust­rial develo­pment and growth of export­s.

November 22, 2012

Building a knowledge economy

If Pakist­an is to emerge from the depriv­ation that afflic­ts its people, it must invest in its true wealth: the youth.

November 8, 2012