Khawaja Amer

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Khawaja Amer is a freelance journalist. He has worked in major international & national papers including Khaleej Times and The News International. He contributes frequently to Dawn and Express Tribune.

Op-ed: Fee hike in exports has left Pakistani businesses rattled

The recent increase in the fee for obtaining Phyto-certificate, mandatory for the export of perishable items, by 800 per cent without comparing with the...

Op-ed: Focus on export, FDI requires paradigm shift in Pakistan’s foreign policy

Efforts to increase export ranks are among the highest priorities of any government wishing to invigorate economic growth and thereby achieve economic independence. As...

Op-ed: Ending K-electric’s monopoly

The only way to curb power woes of the citizens of Karachi is to end the monopoly of K-Electric (K-E). As such the offer...

Packed milk vs loose milk: A debate made relevant by the Government’s ban on the latter

The Punjab Government’s decision to ban sale of loose milk from 2022 is indeed ‘better late than never’. But can the packed milk ensure...

US elections: Will Trumpism remain in 2021?

Though Democrat Joe Biden is leading in national polls, a brute majority of the Whites, constituting about 70 per cent of the US population,...

Pakistan’s quota system: who really benefits from this discrimination?

Khawaja Amer |The Civil Service of Pakistan selects only 7.5 percent of the applicants on merit and the rest on quota basis - a system...

Sindh’s Education Budget has more money but is it going anywhere?

By Khawaja AmerSindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah’s commitment and efforts to accord priority to education are definitely very encouraging. In the fiscal year...

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