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Removing the Margins: An inclusive approach to Schooling in Pakistan

By: Faizan Afzal Despite prolonged and concentrated efforts, Pakistan’s literacy rate lacks behind the global average. Illiteracy is lethal for the development of any country. It is one of the major issues Pakistan is facing since inception. Pakistan has a literacy rate of 58 percent, which has improved from 35 percent in 1990-91, but still…

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Pakistan Economy: Reforms needed

With a middle class population of around 30 million, the demand for high-end products is on an increase in Pakistan. An average import of one million smart phones every month and increased demand for home appliances, the country with a population of a 190 million, is undergoing a silent economic revolution. Therefore, everything is not…

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Muslim environmentalist could become Oslo mayor

OSLO: A Muslim environmentalist originally from Pakistan could become Oslo’s next mayor after his party became kingmaker in the Norwegian capital following local elections. After winning five seats on Oslo city council in Monday’s election, the green party MDG holds the balance of power and says it will insist its candidate, Shoaib Sultan, be given…

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