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August 2010 Blog Posts (2)

Expanded Pakistani Middle Class Helping Flood Victims

A pre-requisite for a responsive and accountable democracy is a substantial middle class population.



An Asian Development Bank report on Asia's rising middle class released today confirms that Pakistan's middle class now is 40% of the population, significantly larger than the Indian middle class of about 25% of its population.



The other significant news reported by… Continue

Added by Riaz Haq on August 19, 2010 at 4:58pm — No Comments

Pakistan's Glass is Half Full on its 63rd Independence Day

The devastating floods in Pakistan have dampened the spirits of its people on its 63rd independence day this Aug 14, 2010. All official events marking the day have been canceled as the nation mourns the death of at least 1700 of its citizens and finds itself overwhelmed by the monumental relief and rescue efforts aimed at tens of millions of people across three provinces.



As the scope and scale of… Continue

Added by Riaz Haq on August 14, 2010 at 9:48am — No Comments

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