Pakistan’s remittances may grow 8pc: WB report

By Amin Ahmed Published in DAWN on May 13, 2022 ISLAMABAD: The remittance outlook for South Asia in 2023 is highly uncertain, warns a new World Bank report, which says it is unlikely that the strong growth in remittances in the region in 2020 and 2021 can be sustained through 2023. In Pakistan, remittances are projected to […]

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UAE announces 10 types of new entry, residence visas

Published in The Express Tribune on April 18, 2022 In one of the biggest overhauls of the visa system, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday introduced a new entry and residence scheme offering “10 types of entry visas with simplified requirements and more benefits”. According to an official statement, the new visas require no host or[…]

Research Fellows and Graduates of GIDS to participate in the Development Studies Association Annual Conference

Members of GIDS research team including the research fellows and research associates, as well as students (former and currently enrolled) will be participating in the annual conference of the Development Studies Association (DSA) titled “Just Sustainable Futures in an Urbanising and Mobile World”. It is being organized and hosted by UCL, UK and will be held from 6th till the 8th of July, 2022. Details of the[…]