Ikram Sehgal

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Ikram Sehgal, is acclaimed author of two books “Escape from Oblivion” and “Blood over Different Shades of Green East Pakistan 1971: History Revisited” and is a Pakistani defense analyst and security expert. He is a regular contributor of articles in Pakistani newspapers including The News and the Urdu daily Jang, Nation and Daily Times. He is a Member of the World Economic Forum (WEF); International Organization for Migration (IOM); Director, East-West Institute (EWI), a US-based think-tank; and Member, WEF Global Agenda Council (GAC) for counter-terrorism.

Why going digital is the way forward for Pakistan

For Pakistan credit and debit cards alone are not enough, mobile phone devices probably will become the primary tool for payments. A young demography...

In the post pandemic world, will ‘Black Lives Matter’?

Within a very short period, the COVID-19 pandemic has broken up economic, social and also intellectual traditions existing for decades and were thought to...

How successful was SBP’s rozgar scheme

For private security services Covid-19 pandemic posed multiple problems. The closing down of business and industries meant loss of revenues for them, reducing overheads...

Pakistan’s governance structure notorious for delayed decision making

Delaying of decisions to defy needed change is fatal for any country. A well-known proverb says ‘Never put off till tomorrow what you can...

Indo-Sino crisis: Modi between rock & a hard place

Despite the ongoing pandemic hitting India more than China, India has been engaging in blunders like anti-Muslim policies and the Kashmir settlement laws in...

Using technology to fight poverty & pandemic

Mass poverty and pandemics are both facts of life that involve millions of people at the same time. The paramount requirement is to balance...

Dr Sania Nishtar & Dr Zafar Mirza can revolutionize the health care system of Pakistan

The Imran Khan government came into power in 2018 declaring fighting poverty and corruption as their main objectives. To reach this ‘Naya Pakistan’ a...

Pakistan to see fourth wave of Afghan refugees

One cannot condemn an entire nation as ungrateful but as a govt Afghanistan certainly qualifies. Despite all that Pakistan has done for Afghans over...

NRO style deal for Malik Riaz to stimulate economy

Millions of people have lost their jobs and more will still lose, the pandemic is not only taking lives but aggravating the economic crisis....

Hoarding: Let’s be honest about this

In May 2019 four people in Muzaffargarh were arrested for hoarding sugar and thus contributing to an artificial crisis; in one go-down had stocked...

COVID-19: Pakistan needs China more than ever

While the proportions of this debilitating process is not yet clear, the Covid-19 pandemic is causing a massive melt-down of global economy. The growth...

Power corridors’ prolonged association with sugar mills

Produced from sugarcane sugar constitutes Pakistan’s second-largest agro-based industry after textiles ranking fifth in the world in cane acreage and ninth in sugar production....

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