The world is becoming coloured and less Christian

By Shahid Javed Burki Published in The Express Tribune on April 25, 2022 The world changes all the time. Change occurs not only because the economies grow and their structures change. Populations also increase but at very different rates across the world. For the first time in human history, several large countries have seen dramatic declines in […]



Modest progress on SDGs

By Khaleeq Kiani Published in DAWN on April 25, 2022 Pakistan’s first Sustainable Develop­ment Goals (SDGs) Status Report (2021) is out and the country’s overall progress on SDGs is modest. “Overall, Pakistan’s SDGs (composite) index score has increased from 53.11 in 2015 to 63.49 in 2020 i.e. 19.5 per cent up from the baseline of 2015,” according[…]



IMF puts five demands before Shehbaz Sharif govt

By Mehtab Haider Published in The News on April 21, 2022 ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet Wednesday expressed serious concerns on the economic situation of the country, with Minister for Finance and Revenue Miftah Ismail telling the press later on that the PTI government had laid down ‘atom bombs’ instead of landmines on their way out at the[…]