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Nasir Iqbal
Nasir Iqbal

The writer is the director of research at the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP)

  • January 16, 2022

    A new economic model

    The Covid-19 pandemic posed unprecedented challenges to Pakistan’s economy and exposed the vulnerabilities of the current growth model of Pakistan...

  • December 18, 2021

    Fiscal federalism

    The stagnant fiscal space and mounting debt repayment requirements pose enormous challenges to long-run fiscal sustainability.Apart from budgetary...

  • October 05, 2021

    Education is key

    Since independence, numerous educational policies have been implemented to improve the education system of the country and achieve universal...

  • September 20, 2021

    Protection of Parsi cemetery from land mafia demanded

    Rawalpindi : President of Parsi Union of Rawalpindi Isphanyar Bhandara has demanded of the government to protect Parsi cemetery, tucked between the...

  • September 05, 2021

    Employment policy

    The Covid-19 pandemic caused a significant decrease in economic activities, leading to loss of income and unemployment. According to the...

  • June 02, 2021

    Enrolment matters

    The prevalence of child labour in Pakistan is very high, with up to 22 percent of children between the ages of 5 and 14 years in some provinces...

  • April 12, 2021

    The gender gap

    According to the ‘Global Gender Gap Report 2021’ published by the World Economic Forum , Pakistan ranked 153rd out of 156 countries on the...

  • February 18, 2021

    Tajir Group elected in union elections

    Rawalpindi : The Tajir Etihad Group elected unopposed in the election of Jamia Masjid Road union expanding from Banni Chowk to Pul Shah Nazar on...

  • January 05, 2021

    Following the Quaid

    Over the last seven decades, Pakistan has struggled to develop a comprehensive economic model to solve long-term structural and economic issues....

  • January 01, 2021

    AC (Saddar) takes charge

    Rawalpindi : New Assistant Commissioner-Saddar Rawalpindi Mahar Abbas Laral has taken charge here the other day.After assuming office, he said that...