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Need to Re-invent the Soft Power of Pakistan


Need to Re-invent the  Soft Power of Pakistan Mian Majid Ali Afzal  Soft power is associated with the rise of globalization, technological revolution and neoliberal international relations theory. However, it is not merely the application of non-traditional instruments such as culture and commercial goods, rather the fulcrum on which the principles of soft power stand are society, institutions and policies to attain state objectives. Similarly, all ... Read More »

Mir Imran


    Mir Imran The terms ‘inventor’ and ‘entrepreneur’ seem wholly inadequate to describe Mir Imran. He is a prolific inventor of medical devices and has founded more than 20 life sciences companies. He has been building medical device companies for 40 years and holds more than 360 patents to his name. He is most well-known for his pioneering contributions to ... Read More »

Food Waste Generation


Food Waste Generation Consumer Behaviour at different Restaurants of Lahore city Daniyal Naeem & Ayesha Iqbal Approximately 1.3 billion tons of food waste is produced globally per year which is equal to one-third of the total food production.. This amount of food waste causes a great loss in terms economic value, approximately US$ 1 trillion a year. The global food ... Read More »

Artificial Intelligence


Artificial Intelligence Magazine Desk Artificial intelligence (AI) is the simulation of human intelligence processes by machines, especially computer systems. These processes include learning (the acquisition of information and rules for using the information), reasoning (using rules to reach approximate or definite conclusions) and self-correction. Particular applications of AI include expert systems, speech recognition and machine vision. AI can be categorized ... Read More »

Well done Imran Khan!


               Well done Imran Khan!   Shamshad Ahmad In his address to the UN General Assembly on September 27, Prime Minister Imran Khan articulated Pakistan’s principled position on the Kashmir dispute while also raising three other issues of global importance, Environment, Corruption and Islamophobia. Earlier in his 14 August address to Azad Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, Prime Minister Imran Khan had ... Read More »

Understanding the CFC Regime

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Understanding the CFC Regime How foreign companies operating in Pakistan are regulated Bilal Hassan Pakistan has adopted the controlled foreign companies (CFC) regime by inserting section 109A into the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001, (ITO) through Finance Act 2018 so as to prevent base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS). Tax year 2019 is the first year for enforcement of the CFC ... Read More »

State-owned Enterprises


State-owned Enterprises How to reform this crucial asset Dr Omer Javed Ownership is an important aspect of management of SOEs (state-owned enterprises or public sector companies (PSCs) in the case of Pakistan). In the context of SOEs, state is the ultimate owner, and its ownership policy should clearly identify first of all the rationale behind such ownership. According to OECD ... Read More »

Futuristic Needs and Socioeconomic Challenges for Pakistan

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Futuristic Needs and Socioeconomic Challenges for Pakistan Hassaan Bin Zubair Pakistan has faced major challenges in socioeconomic domain over the past seventy-two years. However, not all problems have been overcome. The key problems the country is faced with today include: water scarcity, lack of sustainable development projects; an increasingly unemployed youth population, little focus on human development projects, a steep ... Read More »