The World Bank in collaboration with the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) organized a focus group discussion at the University of Gwadar.
"The World Bank, in collaboration with the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) and the University of Gwadar conducted focus group discussions under the theme "Reform for a Brighter Future: Time to Decide" at the University of Gwadar on 31st August 2023.
Mr. Ahsan Achakzai, Assistant Professor, of BUITEMS, and Dr. Kambar Farooq, Assistant Professor, of the University of Gwadar, moderated these discussions, which primarily engaged students from the field of social sciences of the University.
The discussions delved into a wide array of crucial topics, including rationalizing government expenditure, enhancing revenue streams, catalyzing private sector transformation, agricultural sector reforms, addressing educational disparities, and pursuing sustainable energy solutions, among others.
We take immense pride in our role as the local partner alongside the World Bank and PIDE, facilitating research-informed decision-making. This aligns seamlessly with our dedication to engaging our youth in these significant and relevant dialogues and research-backed policy initiatives, reflecting the core values and ethos of the University of Gwadar.