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Balancing policies for private sector growth

In the medium term, addressing Pakistan’s balance of payment problem requires a policy framework centered on facilitating private sector investment, both domestic and international. A stable political and economic environment…

REITs: understanding the private market

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) have emerged as a popular investment avenue for individuals seeking exposure to real estate without the complexities of property ownership and management. While publicly-traded REITs…

UHC & private health sector

AS we recover from Covid-19, we should start rethinking our national development agenda. This pandemic is not the last of its kind, although, for some known and unknown reasons, it…

Private sector investment

Pakistan is amongst the nations with the lowest investment and saving rates in the world. This has obstructed progress towards a sustainable economic growth. According to data from the Economic…

Islamabad’s two private colleges illegal: HEC

The Higher Education Commission has issued a list of over 140 'fake, illegal, unlawful and unrecognised' educational institutions in the country. Among them, two are from Islamabad, including the privately-owned…

Private education

As progressives, we always believed that it is the state’s responsibility to provide quality education to the people, especially to the underprivileged. However, since the 1990s, the state has stepped…