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Atta-ur-Rahman
Atta-ur-Rahman

The writer is the former chairman of the HEC, and president of the Network of Academies of Science of OIC Countries (NASIC).

  • February 24, 2021

    Innovative development

    In order for Pakistan to emerge from the quagmire of poverty, hunger, and foreign debt, we need to migrate to a strong knowledge economy. About 67...

  • February 10, 2021

    Towards knowledge

    Prime Minister Imran Khan is leading a historic effort aimed at developing a strong knowledge economy. Projects worth about Rs120 billion are in...

  • January 27, 2021

    A national education emergency

    The first 2.5 years of government by the PTI were extremely challenging because of the financial chaos that the present government inherited. Now,...

  • January 13, 2021

    An amazing world

    The socio-economic development of nations today hinges on the ability of their leaders to formulate suitable policies and transfer precious...

  • December 30, 2020

    Transition times

    In today’s world, knowledge has become the key driver for socio-economic development. Nations are no longer built just by investing in brick and...

  • December 16, 2020

    A future of knowledge

    Pakistan’s future lies in developing a strong knowledge economy based on excellence in education, science, technology and...

  • December 02, 2020

    Education developments

    The first foreign university, the Pakistan Austrian Fachhochschule with five departments and four major postgraduate research centers of excellence,...