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Episode 86 – Return of Austerity and the IMF

Uzair talks to Khurram Husain, incoming editor at Profit, about the latest economic developments in Pakistan. The conversation focused...

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Episode 85 – The Pakistani Elite’s Seven Deadly Neglects

Uzair talks to Mosharraf Zaidi, founder of Tabadlab, about his latest opinion column, why he is not optimistic about...

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Episode 84 – Major Power Rivalry in South Asia

Uzair talks to Dr. Tanvi Madan about her research paper which looks at the role of major power rivalries...

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Episode 83 -How Modern Materials Can Transform Pakistan’s Construction Industry

Uzair talks to Jahangir Piracha, Chief Executive Officer of Engro Polymer & Chemicals, about the company’s business, how its...

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Episode 82 – Understanding China’s BRI Impact

Uzair talks to Dr. Ammar A. Malik about his team’s recent report on China’s Belt and Road Initiative. The...

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Episode 81 – What Ails the Judicial System

Uzair talks to Abdul Moiz Jaferii, a lawyer and host of a popular TV show on Samaa, about the...

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Episode 80 – Can More Information Build Trust in the State?

Uzair talks to Dr. Sanval Nasim about research that he has conducted with other academics about ways in which...

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Episode 79 – Disrupting Agriculture in Pakistan

Conversation with Tazah Technologies Uzair talks to the co-founders of Tazah Technologies, a startup in the agriculture space that...

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Episode 78 – Impact of Corruption on Pakistan

Urdu Discussion In this Urdu episode, Uzair talks to Dr. Ali Hasanain about the types of corruption, how they...

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Episode 77 – Sri Lanka Outlook: 2021 and Beyond

Uzair talks to Akhil Bery about ongoing developments in Sri Lanka, which is in the midst of a severe...

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Episode 76 – Digitizing the Retail Industry

Uzair talks to Wahaj Ahmed, co-founder of Retailo, about the startup, its growth plans, and how it is looking...

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Episode 75 – Institutional Reforms & the Afghanistan Situation

In this episode, Uzair talks to Dr. Hussain Nadim about reforming institutions in Pakistan, why bureaucrats still use fax...

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