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Global Go To Think Tank Index (GGTTI) 2020 launched                    111,75 Think Tanks across the world ranked in different categories.                SDPI is ranked 90th among “Top Think Tanks Worldwide (non-US)”.           SDPI stands 11th among Top Think Tanks in South & South East Asia & the Pacific (excluding India).            SDPI notches 33rd position in “Best New Idea or Paradigm Developed by A Think Tank” category.                SDPI remains 42nd in “Best Quality Assurance and Integrity Policies and Procedure” category.              SDPI stands 49th in “Think Tank to Watch in 2020”.            SDPI gets 52nd position among “Best Independent Think Tanks”.                           SDPI becomes 63rd in “Best Advocacy Campaign” category.                   SDPI secures 60th position in “Best Institutional Collaboration Involving Two or More Think Tanks” category.                       SDPI obtains 64th position in “Best Use of Media (Print & Electronic)” category.               SDPI gains 66th position in “Top Environment Policy Tink Tanks” category.                SDPI achieves 76th position in “Think Tanks With Best External Relations/Public Engagement Program” category.                    SDPI notches 99th position in “Top Social Policy Think Tanks”.            SDPI wins 140th position among “Top Domestic Economic Policy Think Tanks”.               SDPI is placed among special non-ranked category of Think Tanks – “Best Policy and Institutional Response to COVID-19”.                                            Owing to COVID-19 outbreak, SDPI staff is working from home from 9am to 5pm five days a week. All our staff members are available on phone, email and/or any other digital/electronic modes of communication during our usual official hours. You can also find all our work related to COVID-19 in orange entries in our publications section below.    The Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) is pleased to announce its Twenty-third Sustainable Development Conference (SDC) from 14 – 17 December 2020 in Islamabad, Pakistan. The overarching theme of this year’s Conference is Sustainable Development in the Times of COVID-19. Read more…       FOOD SECIRITY DASHBOARD: On 4th Nov, SDPI has shared the first prototype of Food Security Dashboard with Dr Moeed Yousaf, the Special Assistant to Prime Minister on  National Security and Economic Outreach in the presence of stakeholders, including Ministry of National Food Security and Research. Provincial and district authorities attended the event in person or through zoom. The dashboard will help the government monitor and regulate the supply chain of essential food commodities.

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Cultural Diplomacy in the Time of COVID-19: Updating SDG-17 (Partnership for Goals)

Introduction In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic hindered progress in achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development leaving the world in despair.…

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Bi-Weekly E-Newsletter on “COVID-19” Vol. 2, No. 27, Issue 30 March to 02 April, 2021

Bi-Weekly E-Newsletter on “COVID-19” Vol. 2, No. 27, Issue 30 March to 02 April, 2021 Read More

Policy Review Energy requirement for COVID-19 vaccine-cold chain and logistics

Introduction: COVID-19 has disturbed almost every sector as well as  associated activities across the globe, imposed partial and full lockdowns,  limited the travelling and transportation…

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صوبوں کو اختیارات سے محصولات میں اضافہ ہو گا، ماہرین

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ہمیں ٹیکسوں کی وصولی کیلئے نئی سوچ اپنانے کی ضرورت ہے،ڈاکٹر وقار اکرم

اسلام آباد ( نمائندہ خصوصی)ٹیکس اصلاحات اورمحصولات کی وصولی کے حوالے سے صوبوں کو زیادہ با اختیار بنانے سے مجموعی محصولات میں اضافہ ہو گا۔سیلز…

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EXPERTS CALL FOR ENSURING EASE OF DOING BUSINESS

ISLAMABAD, APR 7 -Tax reforms and more fiscal powers to provinces would improve the revenue collection. Sales tax should be collected by the provinces instead…

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EXPERTS CALL FOR ENSURING EASE OF DOING BUSINESS

ISLAMABAD, APR 7 -Tax reforms and more fiscal powers to provinces would improve the revenue collection. Sales tax should be collected by the provinces instead…

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Experts Call For Ensuring Ease Of Doing Business To Improve Revenues Collection In Sindh

ISLAMABAD, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 7th Apr, 2021 ):Tax reforms and more fiscal powers to provinces would improve the revenue collection…

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Reforms to help improve tax receipts

ISLAMABAD: Experts have voiced a unanimous opinion that tax reforms, coupled with increased fiscal powers for provinces, will significantly improve revenue collection by the country.…

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Experts advocate sales tax collection by provinces

KARACHI: Experts on Wednesday tied improved revenues to tax reforms and more fiscal powers to provinces and termed sales tax collection by the federating units…

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Experts call for ensuring ease of doing business

Islamabad: Tax reforms and more fiscal powers to provinces would improve the revenue collection. Sales tax should be collected by the provinces instead of federal…

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Towards results-oriented national Science, Technology and Innovation (ST&I) policy: Bridging stakeholders’ equitable involvement

Introduction The main focus of our national science, technology & innovation (ST&I) policy has been on the development of ST&I planning and management, human source…

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SDPI press release “Public-private dialogue to discuss Pre-budget Proposals and business regulation” (URDU)

ٹیکس اصلاحات کے ذریعے محصولات کی وصولی کے نظام میں بنیادی تبدیلیوں کی ضرورت ہے سیلز ٹیکس کا انتظام صوبائی حکام کے حوالے کیا جائے،…

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SDPI press release “Public-private dialogue to discuss Pre-budget Proposals and business regulation”

Islamabad: (April 07, 2021)-Tax reforms and more fiscal powers to provinces would improve the revenue collection. Sales tax should be collected by the provinces instead…

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PRE-BUDGET SYMPOSIUM ON EXPORT COMPETITIVENESS AMID COVID-19 IN PAKISTAN

08/04/2021-08/04/2021

Moderator: Dr. Abid Suleri, Executive Director, SDPI Panelists: ⁃Ms. Annabel Gerry, Development Director, FCDO, Pakistan ⁃Mr. Richard Ough, Senior Economist and Team Lead, FCDO, Pakistan…

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Bi-Weekly E-Newsletter on “COVID-19” [Vol. 2, No. 28, Issue 03-05 April, 2021]

Bi-Weekly E-Newsletter on “COVID-19” [Vol. 2, No. 28, Issue 03-05 April, 2021] Read More

Experts stress need for ease of doing business

ISLAMABAD: Experts on Monday underlined the need for ease of doing business and a favourable business environment for reviving economic growth in the country. “The…

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Govt urged to improve ease of doing business

ISLAMABAD: Experts on Monday called on the government to improve the ease of doing business (EODB) for the private sector, as it would help revive…

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SDPI press release “Pre-Budget Proposals and Better Business Regulations ” (URDU)

بجٹ سازی سے قبل نجی شعبے کی سفارشات کا حصول اہم ترجیح ہے، ارفع اقبال تمام معاشی شعبے ٹیکسوں اور دیگر امور کے بارے میں…

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SDPI press release “Pre-Budget Proposals and Better Business Regulations “

Experts call for ease of doing business to revive economic growth in the country Islamabad: (April 04, 2021)- The private sector has a critical role…

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