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.

Pakistan’s Youth for change

The outgoing country director of World Bank (WB), Ilango Pachamuthu who hails from Sri Lanka made interesting remarks about Pakistan and its bulging youth...

Operation Clean-Up for Pakistani Politics

In Quality Management, a Pareto Analysis is carried out to prioritize corrective action. The purpose is to separate the vital few from the trivial...

Surrender at Srinagar’s Bakshi Stadium is inevitable

After a long time Prime Minister Imran Khan has finally reached out to Bangladesh which was once a part of Pakistan. India now stands...

Is Pakistan moving forward or backwards?

The opposition parties are planning to organise an All Parties Conference (APC) after Eid-ul-Azha to plan the way forward. Those who have taken the...

Is bureaucracy stalling change?

The civil service must be reformed Bureaucracy is defined as “the art of making the possible impossible“. Indeed bureaucrats are the biggest impediment to change....

Golden opportunity under PTI rule: Ensuring complete freedom of citizens

It was early 1971, I was preparing for my FSc exams. We went to visit our extended family living on Shalimar Road, where I...

Ayub Khan vs Madar-e-Millat: the Flickering light from Fatima Jinnah’s Lantern

By 1965 Ayub Khan had managed to declare himself Field Marshal and omnipotent ruler of the first Islamic Democracy of the world. Like most...

Royal courts and governmental ‘Darbar’ structures

When King John reluctantly signed the Magna Carta in London on June 15, 1215 the rule of the Royal Court or ‘darbar’ came to...

Pakistan’s political sphere: Can this “immoral order” be fixed?

5 July 1977 invokes a lot of bad memories. It was the start of the Zia Dark Ages whose lasting product has been the...

Why is no money available for improving Karachi?

Alamgir Khan, the founder and leader of the ‘Fix It’ movement of Karachi, stood on the largest choked rainwater drain of the city, warning...

Pakistan enters the “Age of SOP’s”: Why these are important?

The crusade against the coronavirus continues. One good outcome of the current pandemic are the SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures ). Now everyone has been introduced...

Southern Punjab capital: History Lessons for PTI

Currently there is an ongoing search for the capital city of the new province of Southern Punjab. Multan seems to be the winner. After...

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