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Mian Salimuddin
Mian Salimuddin

  • December 09, 2023

    Fixing the loopholes

    The IMF has released its technical assessment report titled ‘Public Investment Management Assessment’ , evaluating Pakistan’s development...

  • June 17, 2020

    Delayed projects

    Infrastructure projects the world over are notorious for their cost and schedule overruns, despite heavy padding of these items at the planning...

  • August 08, 2019

    The technology trap

    In his well researched book, 'Good - to - Great', Jim Collins relates that he was surprised to find fully 80 percent of the ‘Good - to - Great’...

  • June 17, 2019

    The weakest link

    Failing to achieve tax collection targets for years altogether, the FBR has remained under close scrutiny of all successive governments. This year...

  • April 17, 2019

    Fix the workplace

    This article has been inspired by the headlines of a leading English newspaper. We have been lamenting for years about the dwindling exports, but...

  • March 28, 2019

    Barriers to progress

    Electronic and print media is full of rhetoric by government functionaries about the serious obstacles withholding the country’s progress towards...

  • October 31, 2018

    Different reforms

    In keeping with its election promises, the PTI government has constituted a number of task forces to bring about the much-needed changes to improve...

  • October 17, 2018

    An education commission

    Created in 2002, the HEC assigned itself the role of a facilitator for institutes of higher learning. From day one, it thus abdicated from the...

  • August 30, 2018

    The right model

    Immediately on assuming office, the Punjab government decided to adopt the Swedish governance model. Perhaps their enthusiasm for introducing...

  • July 12, 2018

    The pitfalls of performance

    Every successive government in Pakistan places public-sector reforms high on its agenda. In 2000, a presidential directive required all ministries...

  • May 17, 2018

    Measuring performance

    At no time in our chequered history have the federal and provincial governments been under greater pressure to provide results that matter to the...

  • April 18, 2018

    The competitive edge

    As the old adage goes, “insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”. In Pakistan, this insanity...

  • March 21, 2018

    How nations compete

    “If only we had learnt these tools and techniques at the undergraduate and graduate levels, we would have been more efficient and productive in...