The May edition of Global Village Space (GVS) magazine is out! This issue looks at the political and economic challenges facing the country.
Starting in 2016, HBL adopted a technology-focused approach, which is unparalleled in the country. It re-envisioned itself as a 'Technology company with a banking license' and, in doing so, transformed itself into a bank of the future – one that is empowering its customers through digital enablement.
During PM Shehbaz Sharif’s visit to Masjid-e-Nabwi, some Pakistani pilgrims in the courtyard outside the mosque shouted slogans of “Chor, Chor” (thieves) against the...
End of April, the Federal Shariat Court made a landmark decision on a long-pending case and ruled that Pakistan's prevailing interest-based economy and banking system is against Islamic preaching
Life has never been easy for a Pakistani Prime Minister, but none has ever faced the kind of existential challenges from day one as PM Shahbaz Sharif faces. His survival in office will be a miracle, but then miracles do happen in Pakistan – Editor GVS examines!
EVM expert argues that it is an unfortunate and inescapable truth that whenever election technology – be it electronic voting machines (EVMs), Internet voting, or result transmission systems – are deployed without the necessary homework and due diligence, these systems are likely to fail.
Election expert questions the motivations behind the new desire for political parties to form another parliamentary committee on electoral reforms, given they had passed the Elections Act 2017, which had been approved after extensive consultations across the board, and the committee had met over 70 times beforehand.
The author addresses why Overseas Pakistanis should be allowed to vote, given that common objections include that they are seen to have no skin in the game or don't know what is happening in the streets of Pakistan.
As the new Shehbaz Sharif-led government negotiates with the IMF for yet more financing, economic expert highlights the looming issue of the balance of payments.
When the Baloch Sardars talk about the rights of the Baloch people, they mean themselves. All the cultivable land, water resources, and grazing grounds are the private property of these chieftains. The common man ekes out a miserable life in Balochistan.
These are all ‘slogans without substance’ where nations wallow in the filth of their own creation while these catchphrases are loudly broadcasted only to silence the multitudes who question the leadership as to what road they are on being taken down.
Apart from the Middle East and North Africa, South Asia falls behind other regions in terms of gender outcomes and attitudes toward gender equality. People's unique opinions are more conventional than social conventions.
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