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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).

  • April 07, 2021

    Higher education ravaged

    The HEC policies during the last three years led to a mushroom growth of 50 new universities, while simultaneously the programmes to develop highly...

  • April 02, 2021

    HEC woes

    The higher education sector has been under the spotlight recently because of the removal of Dr Tariq Banuri. It is stated by some that he was...

  • March 24, 2021

    Education emergency

    For Pakistan to progress rapidly in the 21st century and take advantage of new opportunities offered by the 4th Industrial Revolution, we need to...

  • March 10, 2021

    Loot and plunder

    In the garb of democracy and freedom, many countries in the developing world, including Pakistan, have been manipulated to install corrupt...

  • February 24, 2021

    Innovative development

    In order for Pakistan to emerge from the quagmire of poverty, hunger, and foreign debt, we need to migrate to a strong knowledge economy. About 67...

  • February 10, 2021

    Towards knowledge

    Prime Minister Imran Khan is leading a historic effort aimed at developing a strong knowledge economy. Projects worth about Rs120 billion are in...

  • January 27, 2021

    A national education emergency

    The first 2.5 years of government by the PTI were extremely challenging because of the financial chaos that the present government inherited. Now,...