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Food insecurity: a real threat to Pakistan

Food insecurity: a real threat to Pakistan

Our actions are our future So called agriculture country in food crisis, why? Pakistan is essentially an agricultural country given the percentage of agricultural products it exports and the people employed in this sector. Pakistan has rich and vast natural …

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Inducting the private sector in ship owning

Inducting the private sector in ship owning

The respective governments in Pakistan have been making efforts for the revival of the shipping industry since the early 1990s. A number of policy and taxation incentives have been offered from time to time, however, these efforts have remained unsuccessful …

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Relentless circular debt in energy sector

Relentless circular debt in energy sector

Currently, Pakistan’s circular debt stands at a whopping Rs1.4 trillion, which includes the loans accumulated by previous governments. The alarming source of this burden is the persistent IOUs that keep piling up among all the stake holders in the energy …

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Water starving Quetta

Water starving Quetta

With a population of nearly three million people, the demand for water of Quetta city is increasing due to surge in population. Quetta has been getting 28 million gallons of water per day while the city has been facing a …

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Boosting e-commerce in Pakistan

Boosting e-commerce in Pakistan

The e-commerce market in Pakistan has now been around for nearly 18 years. Though, the e-commerce sector has focused mainly on consumer products, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) puts the size of the e-commerce market in Pakistan at Rs.99.3 …

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