We have come a long way, the wrong way!

There was a time, not too long ago, when mankind exhibited a remarkable level of intelligence. It was a time when technology...

Recipe for sustained growth of jobs in Pakistan to meet youth bulge

They ask me to give ideas for increasing employment in Pakistan. The answer they are expecting is build more industry, more industrial...

Why tax-to-GDP is a farce

Pakistan’s economy has been in a chokehold for the past two years. The problem is that there are too many elephants in...

The meaning of culture

“I came to see during my time at IBM that culture is not just one aspect of the game, it is the...

Letting go

Everyone wants to be an entrepreneur. But it takes knowing your limitations and a big heart to make small, family business into large international companies. 

The cost of surplus power

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi recently said that the country would experience an electricity surplus in the region of 2,400-3,400 MW by...

Political will or bad policy and reform design?

Reform remains an elusive and little understood concept in Pakistan. The word is seldom used on TV. It is used even less...

Change the sheriff, do not increase our taxes

About 60 million uneducated children will enter our labour force over the next decade. All of us should focus our attention to...

Pakistan’s Stock Market: No pandemonium, for the moment

  Imran Khan is not the only one celebrating ‘Yom-e-Tashakkur’, many at the stock market are doing the same. The Pakistan Stock Exchange...

Pakistan looking into the sun

Pakistan entered the realms of solar power generation as late as in the year 2012, a very delayed development for a country...

Return of the Stay-at-Home Mom: The Way Forward

According to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Gender Gap Report 2016, Pakistan ranks 143 out of 144 countries in the gender...

Return of the Bull

LAHORE by REMSHAY AHMED Pakistan has managed to gather a spot on the global economic scene recently after achieving the status of an emerging...

Male Allies vs Silent Bystanders – #metoo

Since the latest high profile sexual harassment scandal of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein surfaced on the media around the world, a number of...

Gaslight at the end of PSX tunnel

The week ending on October 14 had been precarious for the PSX and investors as political tensions gave the market a good...

Child Labour – End of a life before it begins

She was 11, shy and looked obviously very scared when I found her sitting on the floor of my living room with...