Education Infrastructure: Pakistan needs to develop world class higher education system

Frank Islam (Washington): Pakistan has a large higher education system with over 190 recognized private and public sector universities. Unfortunately, no Pakistani university is among...

Pakistan: Realizing the power of purposeful philanthropy

Frank Islam (Washington): Pakistan is moving forward on its agenda to become a developed country. To help the country achieve that status and realise its full...

Key to Success: India needs a world-class higher educational system

Frank Islam (Washington): India has the third-largest higher educational system in the world. In 2016, there were 799 universities and 39,071 colleges spread across...

Pakistani Diaspora: an important tool to help Pakistan achieve its potential

Frank Islam (Washington): Realising the importance of overseas diaspora, Prime Minister Imran Khan has made a passionate appeal to Pakistanis living abroad to donate at...

President Trump’s real standing: mid-term election or a referendum?

Frank Islam (Washington): On November 6, the mid-term Congressional elections will be held in the United States. And because of the growing polarization and...

Empowering women to empower a ‘Naya’ Pakistan

Frank Islam (Washington): The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has come to promising to focus on the country’s human resources to develop a ‘new’ Pakistan....

Pakistan: Can we find spiritual common ground among religions?

Frank Islam (Washington): “Recent events in India have damaged the country’s image as a vibrant, plural and successful democracy.” That is the opening line...

Pak-India Peace: Can the PTI initiate a peace process?

Frank Islam (Washington): Will cricket legend Imran Khan’s ascension to power in Pakistan ease tensions between his homeland and India? Mr Khan, who took...

Sustained democracy: Pakistan’s key to a prosperous future

Frank Islam (Washington): While democracy appears to be on decline in the United States and elsewhere after the election of President Trump, it is...

Guarding Free Press Abroad: American Schools of Journalism are gearing up

Frank Islam (Washington): Donald Trump has recently turned his long-running attacks on the news media up a notch. Last week, he devoted most of...