ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - “The best is the enemy of the good” — a saying Pakistan’s pre-eminent economist, Dr Mahbubul Haq, often repeated. As Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) move closer to signing an agreement for a three-year programme, both would do well to heed this practical advice.
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Air quality is a relatively new dimension to Pakistan’s deteriorating environment, and the lack of understanding among the public and within the government departments has become a hindrance to any major policy interventions to be successfully implemented.
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Wapda chairman retired Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain told the Senate Standing Committee on Water Resources on Monday that Wapda had been engaged with the consortium — comprising Descon, China Gezhouba and Voith Hydro — for the past one-and-a-half months and the contract had not been formally awarded so far.
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are expected to ink three major memorandum of understanding (MoUs) amounting to over $10 billion during the upcoming visit of Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) to the country.
KARACHI (Dawn/ANN) - This month marks 40 years since the US-backed Shah was overthrown in Iran, to be replaced by a clergy-led combine that declared the end of the imperial order and the establishment of an Islamic Republic.
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khosa, who also heads the Law and Justice Commission of Pakistan, (LJCP), on Monday, observed that training of investigation officers and prosecutors should be carried out in the judicial academies across the country to improve their professional standards.
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Religion and the contemporary framework of ‘rights’ have a dichotomous anatomy in Pakistan, mainly because the state also distinguishes between the two.
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - In a bid to foster computer programming skills in children, the Punjab government has established contact with tech giants Microsoft and Google and invited them to come to Pakistan.