SouthAsiaSource Apr 14, 2022
Back to the future in Pakistan?
By Shuja Nawaz
The populist Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan, who promised a “Naya (New) Pakistan” Pakistan, has been removed from office by a vote of no confidence in parliament, the first ever in Pakistan’s fraught political history.
Reports and issue briefs
Issue Brief Mar 28, 2022
Pakistan: The next great infrastructure connector
By Ali Jehangir Siddiqui
Pakistan sits at the crossroads of the abundant resources of Central Asia and the Middle East, and the lucrative markets of China and India. It therefore has the potential to play a significant connecting role, one that enables broader regional interdependency while boosting domestic economic prospects.
In-Depth Research & Reports Feb 15, 2022
Realizing the promise and potential of “Web3” for Pakistan
By Uzair Younus
This paper is an initial attempt to frame debate about the Web3 ecosystem in Pakistan – which is a $100+ billion opportunity – and make recommendations on how policymakers should approach regulating this sector.
Issue Brief Oct 18, 2021
Recasting Pakistan’s water scarcity challenge
By Fazilda Nabeel
Pakistan’s water situation is at a crossroads. The country has been increasingly cited by international organizations for being on the brink of water scarcity because of its declining per capita water availability. At the same time, the architecture of water resource governance in the country is undergoing a major overhaul.
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