Wednesday June 07, 2023

The writer is the former chairman of the HEC, and president of the Network of Academies of Science of OIC Countries (NASIC).

  • June 07, 2023

    Learning from China

    About three years ago I was conferred the highest science award of China, the International Science and Technology Collaboration Award by President...

  • May 24, 2023

    Innovative economies

    Innovation and entrepreneurship have now become the key drivers of fast-growing world economies. Countries that have realized this and are...

  • May 10, 2023

    AI: boon or bane?

    There is an international buzz at the amazing capabilities of ChatGPT to write up essays and provide other useful information in a matter of...

  • April 26, 2023

    Lessons from Singapore

    In my previous articles I provided the way forward for Pakistan by investing in education, science, technology and innovation with the focused...

  • April 12, 2023

    Lessons from Korea

    Pakistan faces serious existential challenges after decades of misdirected governance. The only way to survive in this highly competitive world –...

  • March 29, 2023

    HEC: highs and lows

    A remarkable book on higher education titled ‘Fostering Institutional Development and Vital Change in Africa and Asia’ was published recently by...

  • March 15, 2023

    Lessons from China

    The process of socio-economic development in developing countries is a challenging task. There is much to learn however from the successes of China;...

  • March 01, 2023

    An unforgettable period

    With the passing away of Gen Pervez Musharraf, a memorable era in the history of Pakistan came to an end. He was a man of determination and...

  • February 15, 2023

    The way forward

    The failure of the present parliamentary system of governance in Pakistan is reflected in the fact that power and funds are not transferred to the...

  • February 01, 2023

    A future of innovation

    Rapid socio-economic development is now only possible if national innovation policies are directed at the development and export of high-tech...