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How to achieve economic prosperity

India, Bangladesh, Vietnam and some other emerging markets have made tremendous strides in the economic and financial sectors. This prompts many to assert that Pakistan can also be an economic…

Ushering in a shared future

At the recent Central Conference on Work Relating to Foreign Affairs held in China, President Xi Jinping delivered an important address in which he presented a systematic review of the…

China in 2024

In 2024, China’s economic landscape is poised for a notable rebound, even amidst challenges like the downturn in the property sector. A pivotal force in this resurgence is the growing…

A year of elections

The year 2024 has started with the world gearing up for elections. Approximately two-and-a-half billion people in South Asia, including those in Pakistan, are preparing for elections. Globally people in…

The rising cost of higher education

In the mid-80s, a generation ago, the average American household spent about one-third of its income on housing expenses (rent or mortgage payments), about 20 per cent on food, 15…

Amazing science

In 2020, the Nobel Prize in chemistry was jointly awarded to two women – Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A Doudna – for their work on CRISPR-Cas9, a method to edit…

Sustainable agriculture Part – II

Pakistan needs to look at possible actions which can help the country achieve sustainable agriculture and food security. All our actions should have the sole objective of lifting our productivity…

Global hunger, food security challenges

Member States should facilitate the continued strengthening of the United Nations development system and boost the capacity of the multilateral system to tackle emerging challenges and address Sustainable Development Goals-related…

Battling food insecurity in Pakistan

In the world where technological advancements and scientific breakthroughs are pushing the boundaries of perceived limits, hunger - the very basic of human subjects - remains a persistent challenge, presenting…