This Week – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Sun, 17 Nov 2019 20:32:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.3 Improved education and health tie up human capital growth http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/improved-education-and-health-tie-up-human-capital-growth/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/improved-education-and-health-tie-up-human-capital-growth/#respond Sun, 10 Nov 2019 20:03:04 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34510 The significance of human capital in the development and expansion of economy could not be emphasized further. Its status could be gauged in any economy by education and health indicators as their main parameters. Productivity could be boosted if healthy people are inducted in work force as they could work efficiently and effectively. Fundamental health …

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Educational inequality: the real cause of economic illness http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/educational-inequality-the-real-cause-of-economic-illness/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/educational-inequality-the-real-cause-of-economic-illness/#respond Sun, 10 Nov 2019 20:02:47 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34525 Relating economics with education means highlighting economic issues relating to education, including the demand and supply for education, the financing and provision of education, and the comparative efficiency of various educational policies which impacts any economy. Economics is a framework that not only allocate resources but it also identify that a well-educated labor force is …

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China’s initiative to support Pakistani health, education, and training http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/chinas-initiative-to-support-pakistani-health-education-and-training/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/chinas-initiative-to-support-pakistani-health-education-and-training/#respond Sun, 10 Nov 2019 20:01:01 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34592 March 22nd is World Water Day, which aims to emphasize the importance of fresh water for sustainable development. Water is also closely linked to global food security, which is about people’s physical and mental health. The 2010 rainy-season floods affected millions of people in Pakistan. In order to avoid the raging floods, they once evacuated …

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Hotel Mehran holds festival: eminent guests speak of good Pakistan ties http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/hotel-mehran-holds-festival-eminent-guests-speak-of-good-pakistan-ties/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/hotel-mehran-holds-festival-eminent-guests-speak-of-good-pakistan-ties/#respond Sun, 10 Nov 2019 20:00:17 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34598 One of the top notch hotel in Karachi, ‘Hotel Mehran’ inaugurated a three day ‘Bar-Be-Que’ Festival. A Three day food festival was started on Friday evening November 01 till 03 November 2019 at the ‘Killay Restaurant’ of the hotel. During the festival, His Excellency Bakheet Ateeq Al-Romaithi, Counselor, Consulate of the United Arab Emirates was …

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Is it possible to meet IMF conditions? http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/is-it-possible-to-meet-imf-conditions/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/is-it-possible-to-meet-imf-conditions/#respond Sun, 10 Nov 2019 19:59:40 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34524 When the Government of Pakistan (GoP) entered into an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a bailout program one of the biggest apprehension was that the conditions imposed by the Fund may plunge the country deeper into problems. After the conclusion of recently held review the Fund has asked the GoP to definitely …

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Findings and surveys: State of primary education in Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/findings-and-surveys-state-of-primary-education-in-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/findings-and-surveys-state-of-primary-education-in-pakistan/#respond Sun, 10 Nov 2019 19:58:13 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34573 Education has become a central element of the countries’ growth strategies including economic development. Improvements in education need to enable all children to have access to quality education without discrimination and to achieve the skills and knowledge they will need for effective social and labor market integration. Access, equity and quality of education are very …

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Positive goals – training, education and health http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/positive-goals-training-education-and-health/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/positive-goals-training-education-and-health/#respond Sun, 10 Nov 2019 19:57:49 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34514 Training Pakistan is the fifth most populous and one of the youngest countries in the world. Currently, it has the largest generation of young people ever recorded in national history. Sixty-four percent (64%) of Pakistanis are below the age of 30, and 29% are aged between 15-29 years. Majority of our youth is living in …

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SINA opens up high-quality advanced healthcare facilities http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/sina-opens-up-high-quality-advanced-healthcare-facilities/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/sina-opens-up-high-quality-advanced-healthcare-facilities/#respond Sun, 10 Nov 2019 19:56:29 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34542 With its marvelous services, SINA Health, Education & Welfare Trust has been able to offer terrific medical facilities to those who cannot even afford two meals a day. SINA Health, Education & Welfare Trust is a renowned name in Pakistan. A recent addition of a clinic sponsored by Master Molty Foam at Sherpao Colony, Karachi …

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Health and education – still basic, vital issues in Balochistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/health-and-education-still-basic-vital-issues-in-balochistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/health-and-education-still-basic-vital-issues-in-balochistan/#respond Sun, 10 Nov 2019 19:55:09 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34526 Last year, Balochistan government led by Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan decided to impose health and education emergency in the province. The government declared that establishing boys’ and girls’ schools in every union council of the province is mandatory. It also decided to take strict action against absentee doctors who were not performing duty on …

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Palladium prices rising to new highs http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/palladium-prices-rising-to-new-highs/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/palladium-prices-rising-to-new-highs/#respond Sun, 10 Nov 2019 19:54:17 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34496 Palladium, relatively unknown precious metal in Pakistan, has lately emerged one of the most valuable four precious metals around the world. Its price has doubled in a little more than one year, making it more expensive than gold. Analysts say an acute shortage of the commodity is driving its prices to record levels and remain …

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