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​


Latest published

Growing up in the shadow of 9/11

An entire generation of Muslim youth has grown up around the world in the backdrop of one of the world’s most critical moments, the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the US.

September 12, 2019

A lot at stake if we count the economic costs of strained India-Pakistan ties

The deteriorating relations between India and Pakistan have unfortunately resulted in the freezing of cross-border economic activities.

August 29, 2019