K.M. A. Naqshbandi – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:11:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 Five-yearly humanity work of MNCH holds in high regard http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/02/05/five-yearly-humanity-work-mnch-holds-high-regard/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/02/05/five-yearly-humanity-work-mnch-holds-high-regard/#respond Sun, 04 Feb 2018 21:25:30 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=13845 At the closing event of a five-year (2013 to 2018) Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH), a service component of USAID/Pakistan’s MCH Program conducted at the Najmuddin Auditorium last week and attended by among other dignitaries by midwives and mothers from far-flung, remote areas of districts like Tharparkar, Jacobabad, Kashmore, Ghotki, narrated their stories and …

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Declare education emergency to develop human capital http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/01/15/declare-education-emergency-develop-human-capital/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/01/15/declare-education-emergency-develop-human-capital/#respond Sun, 14 Jan 2018 22:40:28 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=13364 World Economic Forum’s Human Capital Report 2017 reveals that 62 per cent of human capital has now been developed globally and only 25 nations have been able to tap about 70 percent of their human capital. While most countries vary between 50 and 70 percent, 14 countries remain below 50 percent. Pakistan has been ranked …

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Pakistan agriculture needs a change of culture http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/01/08/pakistan-agriculture-needs-change-culture/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/01/08/pakistan-agriculture-needs-change-culture/#respond Sun, 07 Jan 2018 22:15:40 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=13108 Agricultural sector plays a strategic role in economic development of a country. Better agricultural output and productivity contributes substantially to an overall economic development. In short agriculture is the backbone of an economy which provides bread to mankind and raw material to industries. In Pakistan agriculture contributes about 20 percent to GDP and a brute …

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Education industry: low-risk, high-return http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/01/08/education-industry-low-risk-high-return/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/01/08/education-industry-low-risk-high-return/#respond Sun, 07 Jan 2018 21:45:28 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=13142 Dr. Abdul Basit, pioneer of private university, stressed on the need and challenges of private-public partnership in education Public-private partnership (PPP) has become a buzzword in new development strategies. It is being publicized as a ground-breaking idea to encourage the involvement of the private sector in national development. It is more vehemently advocated in countries …

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Pakistan economy in 2018: swinging between hope and despair http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/01/01/pakistan-economy-2018-swinging-hope-despair/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/01/01/pakistan-economy-2018-swinging-hope-despair/#respond Sun, 31 Dec 2017 22:05:39 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=13005 As the year ended amidst political uncertainties and disruption in financial management due to the absence of a full-fledged Finance Minister the challenges ahead for Pakistan’s economy has touched unprecedented height and therefore, requires a very careful planning and cautious scheduling of disbursement. Due to the fall in Rupee the economy has suffered. It may …

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Poultry industry — meeting the protein needs of the people http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2017/12/25/poultry-industry-meeting-protein-needs-people/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2017/12/25/poultry-industry-meeting-protein-needs-people/#respond Sun, 24 Dec 2017 21:40:37 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=12851 Though the growth remained slow in the global production of meats, according to a UN report, the poultry sector outstripped other meats by a factor of five. Poultry industry analyst Terry Evans reports on figures that suggest that well over a third of the 320 million tonnes of global meat production was poultry. Global production …

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Towards understanding corporate social responsibility http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2017/12/25/towards-understanding-corporate-social-responsibility/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2017/12/25/towards-understanding-corporate-social-responsibility/#respond Sun, 24 Dec 2017 21:15:45 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=12886 Interview with Mohammed Hanif Ajari — Director Strategic and Supply Chain Development, Getz Pharma PAGE: What is your opinion of the current phase of corporate social responsibility? MOHAMMED HANIF AJARI: I am confining my reply to this question as a perspective to Pakistan. While different organizations have derived different meanings for the term corporate social …

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