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Books
   

 

"Reflections on Benazir Bhutto", Editor Dr. Javaid Laghari, SZABIST Publications, February 2008 (152 pages)
http://www.szabist.edu.pk/Publications/default.htm

"Leaders of Pakistan", Editor Dr Javaid Laghari, SZABIST Publications, June 2009, (102 pages).
http://www.szabist.edu.pk/Publications/Books/LeadershipBK-CP-09.pdf

"The Wizardry of Leadership", Authors Dr Javaid Laghari and Naheed Malbari, Paramount Books, October 2011 (243 pages)"


 

Articles
 


Senator Dr Laghari has published the following articles on issues of national importance. These articles are in addition to over 200 research publications in technical journals and conferance proceedings that are listed in the detailed CV under the link "Profile."

“Higher Education Reforms”, The News, May 24, 2016

“Ranking Universities”, The News, Mar 26, 2016

“The Transforming Social Sciences Discipline”, The News, Feb 24, 2016

“Muslim Universities”, The News, Jan 31, 2016

“Sands of Innovation”, The News, October 3, 2015.

“In Search of a Vice Chancellor”, The News, April 18, 2015.

“Top Notch Universities”, The News, April 22, 2014.

“Fixing Higher Education”, The News, Jan 31, 2014.

“Can Online Learning Help Pakistan”, Express Tribune, Jan 10, 2014.

“Glacier Melting and Hydroelectric Uncertainty in South Asia”, Express Tribune, Jan 3, 2014.

“In Defence of the HEC”, The News, Dec 21, 2013.

‘An Environment for Education’, The News, Nov 29, 2013.

‘Melting Glaciers bring Energy Uncertainty’, Nature, Oct 31, 2013.

‘Knowledge and the Tigers’, The News, Aug 1, 2013.

‘State of Higher Education’, The News, July, 31, 2013.

‘Research should lead the way’, The News, July 16, 2013.

‘Pakistan Universities Excel Globally’, Jang Group HEC Special Report, July, 2013.

‘Flying High’, The News, July 6, 2013.

‘Challenges to Higher Education’, The Jang, June 6, 2013.

‘Higher Education’, The News, June 6, 2013.

‘Higher Education and Economic Development’, Express Tribune, May 29, 2013.

‘HEC: Points & Counterpoints’, The News, Mar 14, 2013.

‘HEC and Degree Verification’, The News, March 5, 2013.

‘Let the Task Begin’, The News, February 27, 2013.

‘HEC’s Working’, Letter to the Editor, Dawn, February 14, 2013.

‘HEC: The Next 10 Years’, Newswatch, January, 2013.

‘HEC Working to Promote Scholarships’, Letter to the Editor, Dawn, January 28, 2013.

‘Power Tussle – HEC View’, Letter to the  Editor, Dawn, December 27, 2012.

‘Pakistan and the OIC’, the News, November 19, 2012 ‘HEC: the next 10 Years’, The News, December 10, 2012.

‘Laurels for Pakistani Research’, The News, August 2, 2012

Building Universities’, The News, June 25, 2012.

‘Higher Education and National Development’, The News Education Expo Supplement, June 13, 2012.

‘The Changing Dynamics of Higher Education’, June 13, 2012.

‘Knowledge Economy’, The News, May 21, 2012.

‘Laptops are the Answer’, Express Tribune, May 6, 2012.

‘Ranking Universities’, Express Tribune, March 2, 2012.

‘Revolution in Higher Education’, The News, February 15, 2012.

‘Soft Revolution in Higher Education’, Dawn, February 4, 2012.

‘Empires of the Mind – The correlation between investing in education and economic prosperity is an axiomatic one’, Newsweek, February 3, 2012.

‘The Energy Crisis’, The News, January 14, 2012.

‘We’re Killing Education’, The News, December 30, 2011.

‘Electric Energy Options’, Newswatch, December 2011.

‘A Quiet Revolution in Higher Education’, Express Tribune, November 11, 2011.

‘Power for Peace’, The News, October 28, 2011.

‘Potential of our Youth’, The News, June 23, 2011.

"From Startup to Sustainability - Innovation and incubation are essential for economic growth". Newsweek Sept. 30‚ 2011
http://newsweekpakistan.com/the-take/447

"The Plausible Rise of Asia - Will Pakistan feature in an Asian Century?". Newsweek Sept. 2 & 9‚ 2011
http://www.newsweekpakistan.com/the-take/403

"The Real War With India - If we want to compete, we need to invest more in higher education". Newsweek July 29‚ 2011
http://newsweekpakistan.com/the-take/364

"Higher Education Reforms", Dawn, May 12, 2011.
http://www.dawn.com/2011/05/12/higher-education-reform.html

"Running Out – Pakistan risks being left behind", Newsweek, May 6, 2011.
http://www.newsweekpakistan.com/the-take/310

"Enter the Unraveling- Islamabad is trying to fix what ain’t broke", Newsweek, April 25, 2011.
http://www.newsweekpakistan.com/the-take/297

"We Never Learn: Pakistan must put its money where its mouth it", Newsweek, November 1, 2010
http://www.hec.gov.pk/InsideHEC/AboutHEC/Incharge-Of-HEC/Pages/News.aspx

"Reforms in Higher Education", Dawn, Sept 29, 2010
http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/the-newspaper/letters-to-the-editor/reforms-in-higher-education-990


"Knowledge is Power", Dawn, July 7, 2010
http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/the-newspaper/editorial/knowledge-is-power-770

"Higher Education", The News, May 8, 2010
http://www.thenews.com.pk/daily_detail.asp?id=238003


"Quality in Higher Education", The News, Feb 11, 2010
http://www.thenews.com.pk/daily_detail.asp?id=223552

"Challenges in Higher Education", Dawn, January 4, 2010
http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/the-newspaper/editorial/ challenges-in-higher-education-410

"The Centurion Leader", The Nation, December 23, 2008
http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/Opinions/Columns/23-Dec-2008/The-centurion-leader

"Challenges and Opportunities", The Nation, October 09, 2008
http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/Opinions/Columns/09-Oct-2008/Challenges-and-opportunities

"The Lion King", The News, April 4, 2008
http://iaoj.wordpress.com/2008/04/04/shaheed-zulfikar-ali-bhutto-the-lion-king/

"Pakistan and Central Asia: Post-Bhutto Implications", Lecture at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC , January 25, 2008
http://www.sais-jhu.edu/centers/caci/audio.html

"Pakistan's Upcoming Election: A View From the Late Benazir Bhutto's Pakistan People's Party", The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, January 21 , 2008
http://www.brookings.edu/events/2008/0122_pakistan.aspx

"PPP leaders flay Musharraf", Rediff News, January 23 , 2008
http://search.rediff.com/news/2008/jan/23pakemergency1.htm

"A Ruler of hearts", The News, January 19, 2008
http://www.thenews.com.pk/daily_detail.asp?id=91881

"Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto and the Pakistan Peoples Party",EMEL Magazine,January 2008 Issue
http://www.benazirbhutto.org/Emergency-ArticlesCommentaries.htm#PPP

"The constitution is subject to amendments as per democratic aspirations of the people and their representatives", Indus Asia Online Journal, December 5, 2007
http://iaoj.wordpress.com/2007/12/05/the-constitution-is-subject-to-amendments-as-per-democratic-aspirations-of-the-people-and-their-representatives/

"Musharraf rule has created energy crisis", Frontier Post, December 25, 2007
http://www.thefrontierpost.com/News.aspx?ncat=hn&nid=634&ad=25-12-2007

"PPP accuses govt for creating energy crisis in country",Asia Pulse Data Source via COMTEX, December 24, 2007
http://news.tradingcharts.com/futures/6/6/102571566.html

"The Way Ahead", Dawn, October 26, 2007
http://www.dawn.com/2007/10/26/letted.htm#9

"Pakistan's Choice", The Guardian, Sept 3, 2007
http://www.guardian.co.uk/letters/story/0,,2161059,00.html

"Power Mess and Energy Conservation", Dawn, April 23, 2007
http://dawn.com/2007/04/23/ebr12.htm

"What's the Big Deal", Dawn, April 21, 2007
http://www.dawn.com/2007/04/21/letted.htm

"The Centurion Leader", The News, April 4, 2007
http://www.bhutto.org/Articles/Article-53.htm

"Charter of Freedom", The Nation, September 1, 2006
http://www.nation.com.pk/daily/sep-2006/1/columns3.php


"Power Vision for Pakistan", Dawn, July 24, 2006 and The Nation, August 14, 2006
http://dawn.com/2006/07/24/ed.htm#4
http://www.nation.com.pk/daily/august-2006/14/bnews7.php