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Dr Atta-ur-Rahman
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
How is it that a country that has a population about a quarter that of Karachi and virtually no natural resources has per capita income that is about 18 times that of Pakistan?
The country in question is Singapore. The reason is ...
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Saturday, August 30, 2014
Dr Atta-ur-Rahman
Pakistan stands at a cross roads. Will it succeed in getting rid of the feudal and dynastic system of governance, and usher in an era in which the brightest and the best will rule the country to pull us out of the abyss of poverty ...
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Dr Atta-ur-Rahman
Pakistan today is at a crossroads of history. Will this corrupt pseudo democracy survive in which the corrupt get elected into parliament and then billions are plundered? Or will we succeed in installing a system of government in ...
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Dr Atta-ur-Rahman
There is much hue and cry these days about the need for electoral reforms in view of the large-scale rigging in the last elections. The repeated failures of democracy that precipitated military rule, usually to curb massive ...
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Dr Atta-ur-Rahman
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 ...
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 ...
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