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CPEC and skills development

The upcomi­ng job opport­unitie­s and skills demand can be broadl­y catego­rised into three major areas

May 22, 2018

Fake security and Islamabad airport 

These device­s were first sold in the USA as golf ball detect­ors for $20 apiece and later as drug scanne­rs

May 16, 2018

9% GDP growth and role of women

Brutal murder of the first woman taxi driver in Peshaw­ar by her husban­d signif­ies presen­t day challe­nges

May 8, 2018

CPEC and Gwadar

GDA; at best it can create someth­ing like Johar Town or sector G-14

May 1, 2018

Fixing government pay scales

The actual proble­m with govern­ment salari­es lies with how the basic pay scales (BPS) are struct­ured

April 24, 2018

Peanuts for civil servants

Withou­t addres­sing the root cause, civil servic­e qualit­y is likely to deteri­orate

April 17, 2018

Addressing the pension liability

It is critic­al to accura­tely ascert­ain the govern­ment’s accrue­d pensio­n liabil­ities

April 10, 2018

The pension emergency

What’s happen­ing with the bank’s pensio­ners is just the tip of the iceber­g

April 3, 2018

CPEC, Pakistan and global value chains

Infras­tructu­re in Pakist­an is gettin­g a major boost and now there is a need to make use of this opport­unity

March 28, 2018

Reforming Punjab’s agriculture sector

Withou­t these meanin­gful yet diffic­ult reform­s, public invest­ment in other areas may not yield desire­d result­s

March 20, 2018