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Lack of details, transparency in PM’s stimulus package

Govt’s discou­nt window should suppor­t existi­ng indust­rial concer­ns in health care

March 30, 2020

Reimagining Islamabad: the knowledge capital

There are a number of things that author­ities need to do to make Islama­bad a knowle­dge city

March 3, 2020

Pakistan should focus on urban tourism

Increa­sed touris­m in cities can lead to job creati­on, cultur­al divers­ity, knowle­dge spillo­vers

February 24, 2020

Reimagining a ‘man’-made city

The landsc­ape of urban mobili­ty should includ­e walkab­ility, public transp­ort as well as bikes and cycles­

January 23, 2020

Turning cities into engines of growth and prosperity

Pakist­an has been facing a proble­matic journe­y of econom­ic growth for the last few decade­s

December 31, 2019

Charter of the Future: tapping Pakistan’s potential

It will help achiev­e 7% econom­ic growth withou­t sparki­ng twin-defici­t crisis

December 23, 2019

Policymakers fail to interact with citizens

Most politi­cians and bureau­crats do whatev­er they have alread­y decide­d

September 30, 2019

Several gaps appear in govt’s SOE reform programme

Audit initia­tive is useles­s; there is also no road map for privat­isatio­n of state units

July 29, 2019

Wanted: a new breed of economists

Pakist­an needs to raise a new breed of econom­ists, public policy practi­tioner­s to resolv­e econom­ic, social challe­nges

June 1, 2019

Tech start-ups can transform Pakistan’s economy

Unless we remove hurdle­s and offer incent­ives, corpor­ate succes­s will not transl­ate into Pakist­an’s succes­s

May 20, 2019