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Atta-ur-Rahman
Atta-ur-Rahman

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

  • August 14, 2019

    Investing in the youth

    There has been a significant expansion of university campuses and establishment of new universities during the last decade without taking adequate...

  • July 24, 2019

    Towards a knowledge economy

    Pakistan is finally beginning to change directions under the visionary policies of the present government towards developing a strong knowledge...

  • July 08, 2019

    New directions

    Despite severe economic challenges, the present government has embarked on a visionary initiative to transform Pakistan to a strong knowledge...

  • June 19, 2019

    Centres of excellence

    Pakistan has taken the first important steps under the present government to transition from its low value added largely agricultural economy to a...

  • June 01, 2019

    Higher education in turmoil

    A recent article in a newspaper suggested a scheme that would make the universities of Pakistan low-level community colleges focusing largely on...

  • December 26, 2018

    What our future holds

    On December 21, the PM House was opened to the public and a formal announcement was made at a special function, at which the prime minister was the...

  • December 12, 2018

    Gateway to knowledge

    On December 4, a historic development occurred in Pakistan. The prime minister convened a meeting to consider the means through which education,...