Editorial

Agriculture should have seen as system, not merely five crops

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Without having any doubt, one can easily say that agriculture sector of Pakistan consistently playing a central role in the Pakistan’s economy with key impact on the socio-economic set-up. Agriculture is the backbone of the economy as it accounts for over 21 percent of GDP, while employing 45 percent of the country’s labor force. Agriculture […]…Read More

Floods cost US$2.7 billion losses equivalent to 1 percent of GDP

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PAKISTAN HAS varied geography with northern alpines covered with glaciers and southern plains bordering to the Arabian Sea, along with rivers flowing through the country from north to south. During monsoon season riverine flooding is usual in the low-lying areas along the rivers while flash flooding is also experienced in hilly and partial hilly areas […]…Read More

Skilled labor is essential to ripe the benefits of CPEC

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The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has of high value for both countries Pakistan and China. It is just not beneficial for these two countries but will also benefit the surrounding region. CPEC intend to plan as corridor for peace, prosperity and development. The CPEC is holding a transformational power to impact on the state and […]…Read More

Wastewater irrigation: an alarming threat to Pakistan

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WITH THE increase in urban population and the expansion of metropolitans in the country, the wastewater release in fresh water sources is becoming a menace for authorities. Huge quantities of wastewater are being released into surface water mostly without treatment, or with a very little management. Usually, the downstream of urban areas are comprised of […]…Read More

FinTech go: can we afford to miss it?

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Financial technology – FinTech is a new buzzword touching customers at all level across economic industry. FinTech companies are bringing in transparent, affordable, and easy to use financial solutions. Generally, they are startups targeting to address the technological needs of corporations who bank on manual systems rather than technology. It refers to the section of […]…Read More

Ineffective Commission in action

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THE INCLUSIVE picture of Pakistan’s higher education does not match with the global quality standards. The recent Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking shows that Pakistan’s higher education is declining in recent years. On the other hand, growth of enrollment in higher education is increasing with every coming year. Regrettably, standards of our higher […]…Read More