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Whither National Action Plan?

Whither National Action Plan?

The National Action Plan was a hasty reaction to a national emergency that forced a sleeping state to finally shake off its ambivalence to talk or fight. There was a…

China And Its National Action Plan

China and its National Action Plan

Pakistan’s response to the war on terror hinged around the National Action Plan. After having instituted two points of the plan relating to the military courts and the associated legislation,…

National Action Plan Great Challenge

National Action Plan great challenge

On the conclusion of an 11-hour marathon meeting with parliamentary leaders and military officials Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced a 20-point action plan to lead the nation out of the…

Unplanned National Inaction

Unplanned national inaction

The limits of the will and the capacity of the Pakistani state are fast being exposed, and it isn’t even a full year since the horror of December 16 was…

National education emergency

In large-scale systems (such as in mega corporations or governments of large countries like Pakistan) with many, many thousands of moving parts, it is always extremely difficult to tell signal…

SIFC: where vision meets action

The unveiling of SIFC (Special Investment Facilitation Council) marks the Government of Pakistan’s comprehensive ‘Economic Revival Plan’ in response to the economic challenges faced by the country. The SIFC was…

Planet vs plastic

Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22 to highlight the environmental issues that are eating away our planet slowly and gradually. The theme for Earth Day 2024, celebrated…

Uniting theory and action for climate

Karl Marx popularized the quote “From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs”. Given the quote, let us not forget that Earth has its needs too,…