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Dr. Vaqar Ahmed

Dr. Vaqar Ahmed is joint executive director at the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). He has served as an adviser 
to the UN Development Programme (UNDP), and has undertaken assignments with the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank, and the Finance, Planning and Commerce Ministries in Pakistan.

Twitter: @vaqarahmed​

 
 

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The reimagining of Saudi-Pakistan economic relations

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has brought to Pakistan what is being called a “record investment package” to provide welcome relief for its cash-strapped ally. He also hopes to address regional geopolitical challenges. 

February 19, 2019

Private sector a vital part of solution to climate change

It is now widely understood that the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) present substantial opportunities for businesses to attract investment for sustainable development.

January 10, 2018