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Asset Boom in Pakistan
Latest Online Poll: What
is the most significant influence on the recent revival of Pakistan
Role in Pakistan's Economy
Industrial Policy Passe for Pakistan?
2005 Progress Report
invite you to tune in to HDF's first annual Telethon on
PTV April 17, 2005 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Eastern time, featuring
Mr. Anwar Maqsood. [more]
participate in making this endeavour a success!
In a four hour
live broadcast HDF will bring you compelling stories of personal
challenges and triumph, and show you how your donations have taransformed
the lives of thousands of individuals in the most neglected areas
of Pakistan. We will bring you insight, heartbreak, determination,
and gritty success.
Development Foundation also invites you and your families
to the following 3 much-anticipated events across the country:
9, 2005: "The Annual Benefit Dinner"
with Dr. Adil Najam [Tampa, Florida].
30, 2005: "8th Annual Community Awareness & Fund
with Bill Mosher & Dr. Adil Najam [Rosemont, Illinois].
30, 2005: "Fundraising Dinner"
with Iqbal Qasim [Bedford, MA].
recent boom in Pakistan economy is certainly a good news for the
stockbrokers and real estate oweners and for the industry in general.
economists attribute this phenomenal economic revival to the influence
and investment flow of Pak-Amerincans.
is a picture of many satisfied entreprenuers, there are those who
are unemployed or have an insufficient income. They are the victims
of a galloping inflation being fuelled by the abnormal rise in asset
again for your continuing support and your belief in our mission.
of Asset Boom in Pakistan
Despite all the good news on the economy, including the surge in
the stock and real estate markets, there is an air of disbelief
regarding its health. Although Pakistan's economy seems to have
defied the normal laws of development and has puzzled even the most
analytical mind, the current paradoxical situation of an asset boom
amidst growing poverty is truly bewildering.
Expatriates' Role in Pakistan's Economy
The Pakistani residents in the United States and Canada have enough
accumulated wealth to ensure a sizable yearly income in addition
to what they earn from their jobs and businesses. How
are they using their savings? How much of these savings are going
to Pakistan and what is the likelihood of their increase? Is there
a role for the Pakistani government in encouraging the expatriates'
savings to flow to Pakistan? [read
When people in Pakistan talk about the growing American influence
in their country, they are, of course, thinking of the way Washington
may be affecting policymaking in Islamabad. However, there is one
other way in which America has begun to impact on developments in
Pakistan. It is the influence originating from a powerful group
in America. [read
of our Pakistani readers celebrated the Pakistan Day by doing a
class presentation about Pakistan, its culture and history.
Survey Question: How will you celebrate Pakistan Day this
a class presentation on Pakistan Day
a family meeting in March
an event on Pakistan Day
What is the most significant influence on the recent revival of
January 2005 Progress Report
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