The launching ceremony of the BIPP's 16th Annual Report, "The State of the Economy: Threads of Governance - Weaving the Past, Present and Future in Pakistan" at LCCI
The launching ceremony of the BIPP's flagship 16th Annual Report, "The State of the Economy: Threads of Governance - Weaving the Past, Present and Future in Pakistan" was held at Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry Official (LCCI) on 27th of December 2023. Mr. Ahmad Hasnain Managing Director & CEO Allied Marketing, presided over the event which was attended by government officials, senior ex-servicemen, think tank leadership, members of the academia, industry experts and eminent scholars. Prof. Dr. Moeed Yusuf, Vice Chancellor Beaconhouse National University (BNU) graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nizam ud Din, Pro Rector Superior University, Mr. Farhan Aziz Khawaja, Director General Civil Services Academy, shared their insight on the governance function in Pakistan and provided their invaluable feedback to the Report. The launch entailed a detailed presentation of the report, feedback by commentators and a segment dedicated to the Q/As and feedback from the attendees. The report provides an rational and evidence based assessment of the precarious economic situation and Governance dysfunction of Pakistan. It explores themes like Climate change, Gender disparity, role of International laws and religion, 18th Amendment vis-à-vis Governance. It recommends for sustainable development and people-centric policymaking in Pakistan.