Dr Nasra Shah, Professor at GIDS presented at the International Conference on Population Growth titled “Opportunities and threats: Population growth and the way ahead” on December 2, 2021. The conference was organised by PRC, Forman Christian College. Dr Shah’s presentation was titled “International Labor Migration from Pakistan: A Safety Valve or a Slippery Slope”. She highlighted the aspects of concern including the declining trend in worker outflows and lack of skill improvement, but also drew attention towards the positive aspects in terms of rising remittances through formal channels. She concluded that the future will be determined by a combination of economic and non-economic factors.
By Shahbaz Rana Published in The Express Tribune on May 19, 2022 ISLAMABAD: Fueled by imports and consumption, Pakistan’s economic growth rate accelerated to 6% during the last year of Imran Khan’s government – the highest pace in four years – helping to increase the size of the nation’s economy to $383 billion besides jacking up per-capita […]
Published in The Express Tribune on May 14, 2022 KARACHI: Pakistan has exported its first vehicle – made by Master Changan Motors – under the new Auto Industry Development and Export Policy (AIDEP 2021-26), according to a press release issued by the company on Thursday. The press release stated that under the new auto policy, all OEMs would require[…]