PIEDMC: Public Private Partnership redefining Punjab’s Industrial landscape

There is no question that for Pakistan to emerge as a prosperous middle-income country by 2030; it needs to work on industrialization in the...

Challenges of Governance in the New Decade

Governance and its improvement are of critical importance to Pakistan. Pakistan ranks among bottom one-fifth of over 200 countries and territories of the world...

Mastering Chaos: Governance in the Digital Age

Chaos maybe the permanent feature of our reality but the unprecedented level of chaos that we have witnessed in the last 15 years caught...

Pakistan’s Economy at 2030

Pakistan’s economy has seen a somewhat ceaseless cycle of small to medium term booms and busts over many decades, mainly at the back of...

Pakistani Media: Freedom of Expression or Chaos Mongers

It is a year short of half a century. December 1971. We had just reported to the academy for training following our selection for...

Energy Security key for Pakistan’s progress

Take a look into the not-so-distant future – a mere decade from now: 2030. Imagine Pakistan’s progress, both in terms of human development and...

Gohar Ejaz: Textile Vision 2025

The demand for textile apparel in the world reached $860 billion at the end of FY19, and it is projected to increase at a...

Can Pakistan break away from the cycle of past failures

Dr Nadeem ul Haque, currently Vice Chancellor of Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, has previously served as the deputy...

Banking Vision for Pakistan’s Next Decade

In the competition currently underway of digital transformation between banks and nonbanks (fintech and telecom) companies, there will be an ultimate victor: the one...

TREK: Travel Responsibly for Experiencing Eco-Tourism

Pakistan is a melting pot of culture, cuisine, and people. Its majestic mountains, sprawling valleys, rich cultural heritage, hospitable & friendly people, and fast-improving...

Vision 2030: Pakistan’s uphill battle

Pakistan's population in 2030 is estimated to hit upward of 250 million, an increase of 14% from today's population; and a seven-fold increase from...

Editorial – January 2021

In the last days of 2020, Pakistani politicians, media, bureaucracies and public at large are focused on the issues of “resignations” and “long march”...