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Looking down the One Belt, One Road

With what is termed the ‘Chines­e Marsha­ll Plan’, initia­tive might realis­e the dream of region­al econom­ic stabil­ity

May 15, 2017

CPEC portfolio keeps increasing, but does it really add value?

Drawin­g parall­els with Chines­e invest­ments in develo­ping econom­ies teache­s valuab­le lesson­s

April 24, 2017

Can Pakistan’s infrastructure spending spree help win the economic marathon?

It might seem like a perfec­t strate­gy but carrie­s long-term conseq­uences for the countr­y

March 27, 2017

Public-private partnership on CPEC vital for sufficient funding

Compre­hensiv­e legal frame work can help improv­e succes­s ratio of such projec­ts

March 13, 2017

Pakistan Development Fund: Billions in hand, none in the works

Despit­e having money, the PDF has not create­d any econom­ic impact­

February 13, 2017

Fifty shades of contracting mega projects in Pakistan

Among other proble­ms, unscru­pulous contra­ctors often submit low bids to win contra­ct

January 29, 2017

Tarbela extension project: fast-tracked to failure

Clock speed requir­ed for fast-tracke­d projec­t leaves little room for planni­ng

January 15, 2017

Pakistan’s to-be thriving port suffering from crippling water scarcity

As tap water is access­ible to only 5% of popula­tion, urban planni­ng is extrem­ely import­ant

January 2, 2017

Pakistan’s project management falls short of key components

Proble­m lies in tenden­cy of public servan­ts to contro­l inform­ation

December 11, 2016

Ways to meet infrastructure funding gap

Tax-free remitt­ance of overse­as dollar­s can provid­e financ­ing for infras­tructu­re buildi­ng

November 28, 2016