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Pakistan
Pakistan


Pakistan Raises One Billion US Dollars Through Issue Of Sukuk – OpEd

According to local media, Pakistan has successfully raised one billion US dollars from the international Islamic bond market on Wednesday by selling Sukuk offering papers at a 6.75 percent rate of return. The last international Sukuk was issued nine years ago. The issue helps in raising the country’s foreign exchange reserves, which are likely estimated […]

South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC)


Regional Cooperation For Sustainable Development: An Agenda For SAARC Kathmandu Summit – OpEd

By Dr. Shamshad Akhtar The leaders of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) will assemble in Kathmandu this week for their 18th Summit. It is an opportunity for game-changing policy decisions to deepen regional cooperation for inclusive and sustainable development. Despite its economic dynamism of recent decades, South Asia today has the world’s […]

Ralph Nader
Ralph Nader


Ralph Nader: Thanksgiving For Social Scientists: Wish It Were – OpEd

I wish there could be a Thanksgiving for the applied bounty that could come from the hundreds of thousands of political scientists, economists, sociologists, psychologists, and anthropologists. I am referring especially to those social scientists who are full-time, tenured professors at universities, colleges and community colleges who are not indentured to commercial moonlighting. Those of […]