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Pakistan closes Iran border over coronavirus fears

The news: Pakistan government closed its land borders with neighboring Iran on Sunday to prevent the infection from spreading into the country.  The borders were sealed shortly after Balochistan imposed emergency, foreseeing the threat of coronavirus transfer to Pakistan. Iran Health Ministry …Continue reading

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In dire straits: Pakistan’s web monitoring

In late October 2019, Pakistan’s plan to engage Canada-based firm Sandvine Corporation, which is notorious for its Internet surveillance technologies, resurfaced with the publishing of a report highlighting details of the contract signed over the matter. The issue has been in the …Continue reading

Pakistan closes Iran border over coronavirus fears

The news: Pakistan government closed its land borders with neighboring Iran on Sunday to prevent the infection from spreading into the country.  The borders were sealed shortly after Balochistan imposed emergency, foreseeing the threat of coronavirus transfer to Pakistan. Iran Health Ministry …Continue reading

The prospects for economic inclusion in Pakistan

Having seen  a decade of regional instability, Pakistan is now predicted to join the league of countries that will contribute significantly to global growth over the next two decades. According to PWC’s The World in 2050, Pakistan should become a Top-20 economy …Continue reading

Making a technology ‘unicorn’

Mudassir Sheikha is the co-founder and managing director of leading ride hailing service Careem. After graduating from Stanford University and the University of Southern California, where he studied Computer Science and Economics, Sheikha spent a decade in Silicon Valley building technology startups. …Continue reading

Changing climate for tech startups

The 021Disrupt conference, organised by The Nest I/O in Karachi in November 2019, was unprecedented on multiple fronts. Captioned with the motto ‘nothing innovative ever stood still’, the conference, designed to link up investors and budding entrepreneurs in Pakistan, was more than …Continue reading

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