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Dr Atta-ur-Rahman
Saturday, July 19, 2014
The Higher Education Commission was set up in October 2002 with the objective of changing the landscape of higher education, so that Pakistan could embark on the path of developing a strong knowledge economy.
By 2008, within a ...
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Saturday, July 05, 2014
Dr Atta-ur-Rahman
As the world population expands beyond seven billion and moves rapidly to cross the nine billion mark over the next quarter of a century, there are increasing numbers of young persons seeking admissions in colleges and universities. ...
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Dr Atta-ur-Rahman
In order for Pakistan to emerge from its present problems of massive poverty, hunger, deprivation, joblessness and foreign debt, there is no other way except to tap into our real wealth – our children – and migrate from the low value ...
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Dr Atta-ur-Rahman
Pakistan has the unenviable distinction of spending less than two percent of its GDP on education, ranking us among the bottom eight countries of the world – a crying shame. The expenditure on science and technology is a fraction now ...
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Dr Atta-ur-Rahman
The budget is looming ahead, and the million-dollar question is whether our government, particularly the finance minister, has a plan to transition our country from a low value added agriculture economy to a high value added ...
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Dr Atta-ur-Rahman
During the last 60 years we have seen successive democracies inter-mingled with military rules. It is a painful reality that the worst military rule in Pakistan was far better than the best democracy. A comparison shows that the ...
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Dr Atta-ur-Rahman
A nation without education is little more than a gathering of apes and monkeys. Unless we start investing massively in education, science, technology and innovation, as was done by Singapore, Korea, Malaysia, China and others, we are ...
Sunday, May 04, 2014
Dr Atta-ur-Rahman
Is there an elixir of youth? Can we keep young and healthy for hundreds of years? Can we stop those wrinkles developing on our faces as we grow older? Can we have a face of a 19-year-old even when we reach the age of hundred? The ...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Dr Atta-ur-Rahman
In previous articles I have described how discoveries in various fields are transforming the lives of human beings on our planet. The amazing developments in biological sciences can be witnessed in genomics, biotechnology, medical ...
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Dr Atta-ur-Rahman
After a truly remarkable initial period of existence during 2002-2008, which witnessed the complete transformation of the landscape of higher education in Pakistan, the Higher Education Commission is now gasping for survival. The ...
Saturday, March 08, 2014
Dr Atta-ur-Rahman
The amazing developments that are occurring in various scientific fields are impacting our lives in a million different ways. We have all witnessed the communications revolution triggered by the internet. Similar spectacular ...
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