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Nasir Iqbal
Nasir Iqbal

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

  • 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...

  • November 08, 2018

    From the shadow of poverty

    Last month, the prime minister promised to launch the Poverty Alleviation Programme to achieve zero-poverty – the first goal of the sustainable...

  • October 29, 2018

    The importance of human capital

    Pakistan has shown a significant decline in poverty, from 50.4 percent in 2005-06 to 24.3 percent in 2015-16, both at the regional and national...

  • September 17, 2018

    Streamlining the EAC

    Prime Minister Imran Khan has constituted the Economic Advisory Council to provide neutral and independent policy advice to the PM and the...

  • August 29, 2018

    Ten million jobs

    The provision of decent employment remains the core agenda of any government around the world. The significance of decent employment opportunities...