Dr. Farid A. Malik

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Dr. Farid A.Malik is the Ex-Chairman Pakistan Science Foundation. (Fr. General Manager PITAC, Process Engineering Manager Intel Corporation Engineering and Management Consultant). An expert on mining and energy, currently working on developing clean Coal Technologies for Thar Deposit. He was a Shadow Minister PTI and Co-Ordinator of the PTI Think Tank where the framework of the Welfare State was developed.

Administrative accountability courts must be set up

Despite conscientious efforts by every government, the administrative set up remains sluggish. For the public, it is almost impossible to get relief. In the...

Government sector lacking competent CEOs

No organisation can function without a Chief Operating Officer (CEO). Once in the saddle, these high-profile individuals are required to deliver. Yes, a good...

Quarreling over Iqbal’s statue

Last week turned out to be very disappointing for the much revered Allama Sir Dr Muhammad Iqbal Lahori when his home built statue was...

Soul searching must to revive the essence of democracy

On 14 August 1973, Pakistan was declared a constitutional democracy. On papers it is called the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. while it is neither...

Op-ed: Are we citizens of this country or we remain merely subjects?

My late father Nazir Ahmed Malik was born a subject of the British Empire on July 15, 1920, in Ludhiana, East Punjab. To be...

Is asking for money trail arm-twisting?

Arm-twisting of politicians was started by the first dictator in October 1958 which should now stop for all times to come. Ayub Khan’s Elected...

Strengthening rule of law through speedy convictions & election reforms

‘Naya Pakistan’ hangs in the balance. Free and fair elections in 2023 are crucial for the country. The issue of corruption will dominate this...

PML-N’s ‘Jaag Punjab’ slogan shouldn’t be taken lightly

The Freemasons Hall of Democracy located on 33 Davis Road Lahore has produced many marvels to detract the democratic order in the country, the...

Nawaz-Maryam & Zulfikar-Benazir father daughter duos compared

In November 1967 Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (ZAB) launched his PPP in Lahore. During his mistrial he had wished to be buried here as he...

Orderly management of decline

The Iron Lady of Great Britain, Mrs Margaret Thatcher used this term after meeting with her senior bureaucrats. Yes, they are good at maintaining...

How resignations can help get rid of past distortions

The Zia Pandemic of 1985 partyless elections may be finally coming to an end by the voluntary resignations of the opposition parties. Please resign...

Human rights issues in Pakistan: Predicament of a common man

A society in which inhumanity becomes the norm is in serious turmoil. According to the great humanist: Abdul Sattar Edhi, “Humanity is the biggest...

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