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Nasir Iqbal
Nasir Iqbal

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

  • January 03, 2020

    CPEC: phases and challenges

    The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is widely considered a turning point for both Pakistan and the region. It is an important stimulus for...

  • December 27, 2019

    No sitting arrangements outside kutchery, tehsil registrar offices

    Rawalpindi :The people have to face extreme sitting problems and are made to stand for long hours during getting their documents, including registry...

  • December 26, 2019

    Estimating poverty

    Poverty reduction is the main objective of the global agenda for sustainable development. The identification of the poor and the evaluation of the...

  • November 02, 2019

    The cost of the march

    Economic development does not depend only on economic factors but also largely on non-economic aspects like institutions, political system and...

  • June 23, 2019

    Inclusive industry

    The industrial sector is a catalyst for higher productivity, innovation, employment generation and exports. No country can achieve and sustain its...

  • February 07, 2019

    Time for a rethink

    The PTI government convened the first meeting of the reconstituted 9th National Finance Commission on February 6 to discuss the strategy for a new...

  • February 01, 2019

    Banni traders forced to raze shops’ front

    Rawalpindi : The Municipal Corporation Rawalpindi authorities Wednesday forced eight shop owners to raze parts of their shops at the Banni Chowk...