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Cities Can Save Us

Cities can save us

Recent research shows many reasons why city development is at the heart of progress, growth and development. All major scientific, social, political, economic and technological innovations have taken place in…

Challenge For New President

Challenge for new president

In these times where all staff must appear to be efficiently contributing to the corporate cause, it can be asked what purpose the president serves in the state of Pakistan.…

Rupee Erosion And Who Benefits

Rupee erosion and who benefits

The pace of the rupee erosion left Pakistanis bewildered with the vast majority of analysts terming it against national interest as well as against the interest of the common man…

Governance Performance

Governance performance

People have a lot of hopes tied to the newly-elected government in the aftermath of a failed government. Quite a backlog is there to be handled. The new government would…

Selecting Senior Management For SOEs

Selecting senior management for SOEs

As promised and also widely propagated, the present government has advertised various lead positions of SOEs in the press. This executive search is programmed to provide senior management of the…

Elizabeth L. Littlefield: A Profile

Elizabeth L. Littlefield: a profile

Elizabeth L. Littlefield was appointed by President Obama as the President and CEO of OPIC, the US Government's Development Finance Institution. Operating in 105 countries, OPIC manages a $16 billion…

Chinese Yatra

Chinese yatra

First the good news. The new PM did not take a hundred tons of extra baggage at state expense that our previous PMs used to. The probability, however, is high…

An Ambitious Budget

An ambitious budget

Turning to current expenditure, debt servicing is expected to increase by Rs125 billion, defence by Rs57 billion, grants by Rs3 billion and civil administration by Rs23 billion. On the other…

On Top Of The World Again

On top of the world again

Sixty years after the world’s highest peak was first scaled, intrepid adventurers have literally been queuing up lately to reach the summit of Sagarmatha, better known internationally as Mount Everest.…

Is It Worth Neglecting?

Is it worth neglecting?

The manifestos of almost all the big political parties vying for power in the forthcoming elections have failed to mention the rural non-farm economy. More than 60 percent of our…