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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).

  • November 27, 2019

    For a knowledge economy

    For the first time in the history of Pakistan, emphasis is now being placed on developing a strong knowledge economy. A National Task Force has been...

  • November 13, 2019

    Highs and lows of education

    There was a major transformation of the landscape of our universities under the Higher Education Commission, in the earlier years of its existence....

  • October 30, 2019

    Learning from China

    On October 24, 2019, a very special function was held at the Hunan University of Chinese Medicine in the city of Changsha, in the Hunan province of...

  • October 16, 2019

    Supporting universities

    National security is no longer connected only with the sophisticated weapons available to a country. It is directly concerned with economic...

  • October 02, 2019

    Defying gravity

    At this critical juncture of national development, the only way forward is to migrate from its natural resource driven low-value economy to a strong...

  • September 18, 2019

    A specialised system

    So what is the way forward? It is what Quaid-e-Azam had recommended – to have a presidential system of democracy. This acts as a powerful filter...

  • September 04, 2019

    The power of technology

    Pakistan stands at a crossroads. The fourth industrial revolution is upon us, and technological changes are happening at a mind-boggling pace.New...