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Interview with Shaheen Attiq ur Rahman, Founder of Bunyad Foundation: Definition of working women needs to be revised

Interview with Shaheen Attiq ur Rahman, Founder of Bunyad Foundation: Definition of working women needs to be revised

OVERVIEW: Ms Shaheen Attiq ur Rahman is the Vice Chairperson and the founder of Bunyad Foundation, a 25-year-old institute, that has been transforming the lives...

Pakistan Covid: Peak or plateau?

Pakistan Covid: Peak or plateau?

Pakistanis shopped for Eid alright. They seem to have paid for it too. There was one positive case reported for every sixth test conducted in...

Don’t lower petrol price

Don’t lower petrol price

Lowering petroleum prices due to abnormal (short term) fall in international prices is not a wise idea. In May20, the prices fell by 15-25 percent...

Naya Pakistan Housing: Supply-side snags

Naya Pakistan Housing: Supply-side snags

That the Naya Pakistan Housing Program (NPHP) is a haphazardly put together plan by the PM’s team without any adequate research supporting it is well-acknowledged....

Great distractions

Great distractions

For those who wish to conclude unfinished agenda, be it of benign or sinister kind, the news cycle dominated by Covid-19 has provided ample cover....

An interview with Moazzam Khan, ex-Director General, Marine Fisheries Department ‘Our post-harvest losses are 90 percent’

An interview with Moazzam Khan, ex-Director General, Marine Fisheries Department ‘Our post-harvest losses are 90 percent’

Moazzam Khan, one of the leading fisheries scientists of the country, has been associated with the fisheries research and administration since 1973. He previously served...

Workers welfare at risk in Sindh

Workers welfare at risk in Sindh

In recent news, Sindh` Labour Department is toying with the idea of donating one billion rupees from Sindh Workers Welfare Fund (SWWF) to CM’s Relief...

Current account reading in COVID times

Current account reading in COVID times

The Current account deficit (mainly imports) did not fall like the economy did in April due to lockdown. The impact comes with a lag, and...

Shell Pakistan 1QCY20 hit by COVID-19

Shell Pakistan 1QCY20 hit by COVID-19

CY19 was not a good year for the downstream oil marketing companies as volumetric sales and oil consumption went down and currency depreciation adversely impacted...

Sapphire Fibres Limited

Sapphire Fibres Limited

Sapphire Fibres Limited (PSX: SFL) was established in 1979 as a public limited company under the Companies Act, 1913 (now the Companies Act, 2017). It...

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