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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).

  • 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...

  • 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...