Jawaid Bokhari

Mainstreaming devolution

Universally applicable ideas can only be forged based on recognition of rights and responsibilities of various segments... Published 05 Oct, 2020 06:54am

Human capital under the spotlight

‘There is little or no demand for talents and innovative ideas in the country which is still being run according to... Published 28 Sep, 2020 07:07am

Persevering with a welfare agenda

Four out of five energy projects funded by the Asian Development Bank are facing serious bottlenecks in implementation... Published 21 Sep, 2020 07:22am
Role of urban renewal

Role of urban renewal

The country’s erratic economic growth can be linked to the decline of the fortunes of Karachi and vice versa. Updated 14 Sep, 2020 10:52am

Winds of change on the horizon

The dire need of urban renewal after the fallout of the current monsoon rains in Karachi has brought into... Published 01 Sep, 2020 06:33am
How to diversify exports

How to diversify exports

Firms that are diversifying into new markets or products can benefit more from the facility of access to export finance. Updated 24 Aug, 2020 11:09am

Soured give-and-take outlook

The Income Tax Policy reforms wing of the FBR is concerned about the phenomenal increase in tax expenditure ... Published 17 Aug, 2020 06:54am
Planning for grassroots development

Planning for grassroots development

Critics say Karachi's long-neglected civic infrastructure is decaying with Sindh govt largely micromanaging municipal functions. Updated 10 Aug, 2020 09:12am

Old wine in a new bottle

The 10th NFC with the new terms of reference on its agenda is on a course which leads nowhere Published 04 Aug, 2020 07:10am
Hiccups in governance style

Hiccups in governance style

‘The local bodies in Pakistan saddled with a governance style which is top-down, reactive and authoritative’. Updated 13 Jul, 2020 08:42am

Pakistan Economic Survey: Stability undermined

Amidst the overall dismal performance of industrial and services sectors, agriculture and small industries both largely in the informal sector posted positive growth Published 15 Jun, 2020 03:51pm
Space for making a living

Space for making a living

The key task in the realm of public welfare is to encourage entrepreneurship at the grassroots in a variety of ways that helps ... Published 01 Jun, 2020 08:11am