Nowruz: Spring brings rebirth and renewal

The Iranian New Year 'Nowruz' is celebrated annually across the world from 19-21 March, depending on astronomical calculations. Tracing its origins in Iran, the...

Climate Change and Pakistan’s Water Security

22 March 2021 is observed by the UN as a World Water Day so as to highlight the importance of freshwater in our lives....

Pakistan’s Lawyers: Unaccountable Lawless Brigade?

We bore witness to a Pakistani supermodel apprehended red-handed for heavy money laundering by the law enforcement agencies – who instead of facing a...

Civil Services Reform: Pakistan’s Lingering Challenge

In January 2021, the current government announced a set of administrative measures packaged as 'reform'. These reforms are neither new nor do they effectively...

Addressing Pakistan’s Gas Crisis through Energy Efficiency

Pakistan is faced with an acute gas shortage. Natural gas resources, which comprise 50 percent of the country’s total energy supply, are declining rapidly...

Balochistan: The Decade Ahead

Balochistan is a very special province of Pakistan. It is geographically the largest (44% of the landmass), demographically the smallest  (12.34  million estimated in ...

Lawyer’s Movement: How it transformed Pakistani politics and society

Lawyers Movement or “Adlia Bahali Tehreek” (Restoration of Judiciary) occupies an important chapter in Pakistan’s colorful political history. Kickstarted on 9th March 2007, when...

Makran Coastal Highway: Balochistan’s bridge across time and space!

In his recent interview with GVS, CM Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan referred to this gigantic structure running along the Arabian sea as "Balochistan Coastal...

CM Balochistan Jam Kamal shares his vision for prosperous Balochistan

“The foremost important thing is how we can make sure that we secure the whole mechanism which exists in Balochistan. Security is not only...

Cotton: Handling the White Gold Crisis of Pakistan

Last week the fortnightly report of the Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA), revealed that cotton production fell by 34 percent to 5.6 million bales...

Recreating ‘Native Forests’ using the Miyawaki Forest

Speaking at the launch of the tree plantation drive in Islamabad - part of the government's countrywide five-year 'Clean and Green Pakistan' campaign, the...

Celebrating Pakistani Women: Arshia Ahmad Head of HR Engro Fertilizers

Arshia, Head of HR at a leading Pakistani company, Engro Fertilizers – has it been a long journey?Arshia Ahmad Saqib: Well, it has been...