Wali Zahid

Futurist · Disruptor · Visionary

Who are the biggest 50 textile exporters from Pakistan in FY 2024? Check out the latest.

Top 50 textile exporters of Pakistan in 2024

Who are the biggest 50 textile exporters from Pakistan in FY 2024? Check out the latest.

Jul 6, 2024

Northern Shaanxi folk song exhibition in Yulin and international intangible cultural heritage exchange and mutual learning event in Beijing

May 31, 2024
Diplomats enjoy Chinese folk songs in Yulin, Shaanxi Province

Diplomats enjoy Chinese folk songs in Yulin, Shaanxi Province

Diplomats enjoy Chinese folk songs in Yulin, Shaanxi Province

May 30, 2024
Check out which were the best years for Pakistani exports, and which were the worst

Pakistan's total exports from 1996 to 2023

Check out which were the best years for Pakistani exports, and which were the worst

Jul 31, 2023
An authentic and documented timeline of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) from 2013-2023 by IMC (mediapk.xyz) and China Center (chinacenter.today)

CPEC fact sheet: 2013-2023 by IMC & China Center

An authentic and documented timeline of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) from 2013-2023 by IMC (mediapk.xyz) and China Center (chinacenter.today)

Jul 29, 2023
Who are the top 10 exporters of Pakistan in 2023? Check this out.

Top 10 exporters of Pakistan in 2023

Who are the top 10 exporters of Pakistan in 2023? Check this out.

Jul 27, 2023
Want to see list of top 50 or top 100 exporters of Pakistan in FY 2023? walizahid.com is the-go-to place.

Top 50 exporters of Pakistan in 2023

Want to see list of top 50 or top 100 exporters of Pakistan in FY 2023? walizahid.com is the-go-to place.

Jul 27, 2023
Formerly a futurist-turned-historian reveals the secrets behind how motorways were planned in Pakistan

How motorways were built in Pakistan: A secret history

Formerly a futurist-turned-historian reveals the secrets behind how motorways were planned in Pakistan

Jul 25, 2023
What are the top native and first languages in Pakistan? Check here.

Native and first languages in Pakistan

What are the top native and first languages in Pakistan? Check here.

Feb 21, 2023
Check out Pakistan exports at a glance during 2013-20

Pakistan exports at a glance 2013-20

Check out Pakistan exports at a glance during 2013-20

Dec 18, 2022
Lahore tops world ranking for worst air quality in Air Quality Index (AQI) 2022

Lahore tops world ranking for worst air quality

Lahore tops world ranking for worst air quality in Air Quality Index (AQI) 2022

Dec 9, 2022
How is China influence seen in other countries? And what is Pakistan's ranking in these 82 countries?

Pakistan ranks Number 1 in China influence index

How is China influence seen in other countries? And what is Pakistan's ranking in these 82 countries?

Dec 9, 2022
Against doomsayers who predict default, Pakistan is set to rise... and rise

Pakistan projected to be 6th largest economy by 2075: Goldman Sachs

Against doomsayers who predict default, Pakistan is set to rise... and rise

Dec 7, 2022
Pakistan's Karachi is the world’s 6th cheapest city in The Economist ranking of 172 global cities

Karachi is the world’s 6th cheapest city

Pakistan's Karachi is the world’s 6th cheapest city in The Economist ranking of 172 global cities

Dec 2, 2022
China watcher Wali Zahid talks about the progress and hopes from the Samarkand SCO Summit

Hope from the Samarkand SCO Summit

China watcher Wali Zahid talks about the progress and hopes from the Samarkand SCO Summit

Sep 19, 2022
Who are the top 10 exporters of Pakistan in 2022? Check this out.

Top 10 exporters of Pakistan in FY 2022

Who are the top 10 exporters of Pakistan in 2022? Check this out.

Aug 5, 2022
Want to see list of top 50 or top 100 exporters of Pakistan in FY 2022? walizahid.com is the-go-to place.

Top 50 exporters of Pakistan in 2022

Want to see list of top 50 or top 100 exporters of Pakistan in FY 2022? walizahid.com is the-go-to place.

Aug 2, 2022
A snapshot of completed and ongoing mass transit transport projects in Pakistan

Mass-transit transport in urban Pakistan taking shape

A snapshot of completed and ongoing mass transit transport projects in Pakistan

Jul 7, 2022
Want to see list of top 50 exporters of Pakistan FY 2021?

Top 50 exporters of Pakistan in 2021

Want to see list of top 50 exporters of Pakistan FY 2021?

Jul 23, 2021
Wali Zahid gives an up-and-close account of China's rise on the world stage

5 decades of flashbacks on CPC’s 100 years

Wali Zahid gives an up-and-close account of China's rise on the world stage

Jul 1, 2021
If you are travelling from these 20 Category A countries, you do not need a Covid-19 PCR test. Everyone else does.

Do I need a Covid-19 test for travel to Pakistan?

If you are travelling from these 20 Category A countries, you do not need a Covid-19 PCR test. Everyone else does.

Apr 5, 2021
List of top 20 exporters from Pakistan in first half of 2020-21

Top 20 exporters of Pakistan in 2020-21

List of top 20 exporters from Pakistan in first half of 2020-21

Feb 19, 2021
Wali Zahid makes history in Pakistani journalism, by becoming the youngest editor of an English-language daily.

On this day, two stars are born

Wali Zahid makes history in Pakistani journalism, by becoming the youngest editor of an English-language daily.

Feb 11, 2021
All you wanted to know about Institute of Media & Communications (IMC), a Pakistani think-tank

Institute of Media & Communications (IMC) Pakistan: A brief profile

All you wanted to know about Institute of Media & Communications (IMC), a Pakistani think-tank

Feb 1, 2021
Transparency International ranks Pakistan 124 out of 180 countries - a four-spot loss

Corruption in Pakistan increases in 2020

Transparency International ranks Pakistan 124 out of 180 countries - a four-spot loss

Jan 28, 2021
What I learnt from third volume of Xi Jinping’s The Governance of China

In party vs army, leadership lies with CPC: Xi

What I learnt from third volume of Xi Jinping’s The Governance of China

Jan 15, 2021
Graphs tell the sorry tale of how Pakistan economy took a nosedive within months of PTI takeover

In two years, Pakistan economy nosedives

Graphs tell the sorry tale of how Pakistan economy took a nosedive within months of PTI takeover

Jan 6, 2021
The question when China will overtake US as the world's biggest economy has been answered. The year is 2028.

China to overtake US as world's biggest economy by 2028

The question when China will overtake US as the world's biggest economy has been answered. The year is 2028.

Dec 26, 2020
Who are top 100 exporters from Pakistan in 2020?

Top 50 exporters of Pakistan in 2020

Who are top 100 exporters from Pakistan in 2020?

Nov 23, 2020
The beginning, the delays and the start of the Lahore Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) as it happened

Lahore Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) starts service

The beginning, the delays and the start of the Lahore Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) as it happened

Oct 25, 2020
Wali offers nine reasons how China contained coronavirus breakout

How China contained coronavirus breakout

Wali offers nine reasons how China contained coronavirus breakout

Apr 4, 2020
How Pakistan missed the opportunity to trace and track COVID-19 patients

Disappointed Pakistani COVID-19 mobile app developer turns to web for lack of govt initiative

How Pakistan missed the opportunity to trace and track COVID-19 patients

Mar 30, 2020
As early as February, Wali predicted why China could overcome COVID-19 epidemic

Trust China to overcome Coronavirus epidemic

As early as February, Wali predicted why China could overcome COVID-19 epidemic

Mar 6, 2020
Top 100 exporters of Pakistan

List of top 100 exporters of Pakistan in 2019

Top 100 exporters of Pakistan

Oct 18, 2019
Since 2014, China has been leaving the US behind by a trillion dollar every year in GDP PPP.

If beating US economy by trillion $ every year is an indicator, China to emerge victor from trade war with US

Since 2014, China has been leaving the US behind by a trillion dollar every year in GDP PPP.

May 26, 2019
Top seven cities with dirtiest air come from from India

Faisalabad world’s 3rd dirtiest city; Lahore 10th

Top seven cities with dirtiest air come from from India

Mar 5, 2019
How China surprises the world through an economic miracle

How 40-year reform has paid off China in economic development

How China surprises the world through an economic miracle

Dec 2, 2018
Finally, Pakistan makes it to top 40 in the world

Pakistan now among top 40 global economies

Finally, Pakistan makes it to top 40 in the world

Oct 13, 2018
Pakistan is the world’s fourth fastest growing economy after Bangladesh, Ethiopia and India

Pakistan is world’s 4th fastest growing economy: HSBC

Pakistan is the world’s fourth fastest growing economy after Bangladesh, Ethiopia and India

Oct 9, 2018
Why Pakistan tops gender inequality ranking in Asia Pacific

Pakistan tops gender inequality ranking in Asia Pacific

Why Pakistan tops gender inequality ranking in Asia Pacific

Sep 22, 2018
The global battle for high-speed trains

At 350kph, China high-speed train ups the game

The global battle for high-speed trains

Aug 9, 2018
What to expect in the first SCO summit since Pakistan and India became full members of SCO

What is in for Pakistan and India in SCO Qingdao Summit?

What to expect in the first SCO summit since Pakistan and India became full members of SCO

Jun 9, 2018
The fifth curse in the Messed-Up Pakistan Series

Decay and erosion as currency: Messed-up Pakistan Series 5

The fifth curse in the Messed-Up Pakistan Series

Apr 10, 2018
The Indian stride for bullet train

Japan PM lays foundation stone for Indian bullet train

The Indian stride for bullet train

Sep 14, 2017
Wali Zahid answers three key questions related to Pakistan in BRICS declaration

Pakistan after BRICS declaration

Wali Zahid answers three key questions related to Pakistan in BRICS declaration

Sep 11, 2017
Some respite for Pakistani passport holders

Pakistanis to get Qatar visa on arrival

Some respite for Pakistani passport holders

Aug 30, 2017
Wali Zahid interviewed on how the Doklam standoff may turn in the future and if it would escalate into a war

Nine questions on China-India Doklam border standoff

Wali Zahid interviewed on how the Doklam standoff may turn in the future and if it would escalate into a war

Aug 25, 2017
Wali's unpublished interview on PM Sharif's future course

Nawaz Sharif takes his case to masses

Wali's unpublished interview on PM Sharif's future course

Aug 13, 2017
Chinese President Xi Jinping draws line who's the boss

Xi Jinping: Communist Party’s absolute leadership over army

Chinese President Xi Jinping draws line who's the boss

Jul 31, 2017
Barrister Ameer Abbas Khan forecasts what may lay ahead for Nawaz Sharif in Panama case

Panama Game: JIT report may result in slow death through NAB trial

Barrister Ameer Abbas Khan forecasts what may lay ahead for Nawaz Sharif in Panama case

Jul 9, 2017
Wali provides global exclusive breaking news on Pakistan GDP growth forecasts for Pakistan by Harvard

Harvard predicts Pakistan GDP to grow by 6% over 10 years

Wali provides global exclusive breaking news on Pakistan GDP growth forecasts for Pakistan by Harvard

Jul 8, 2017
Wali went to Belt and Road Forum in Beijing to see how China was taking to centre-stage.

What China signalled through Belt and Road Forum

Wali went to Belt and Road Forum in Beijing to see how China was taking to centre-stage.

May 19, 2017
A curtain raiser on Belt and Road Forum, Beijing by Wali Zahid

What is reshaping the world while we are unaware?

A curtain raiser on Belt and Road Forum, Beijing by Wali Zahid

May 11, 2017
Contrary to media-induced popular belief, Pakistan is rising

Pakistan to become 16th largest economy by 2050: PwC

Contrary to media-induced popular belief, Pakistan is rising

Feb 8, 2017
Pakistan ranks better than one-third countries in corruption perception

In a corruption-riddled world, Pakistan is better than one-third countries: TI

Pakistan ranks better than one-third countries in corruption perception

Jan 25, 2017
Wali's take on BRICS Summit in Goa, India

What India’s Modi did or didn’t achieve at BRICS Summit

Wali's take on BRICS Summit in Goa, India

Oct 17, 2016
Award-winning journalist and long-time Sharif watcher Wali Zahid gives a backgrounder on Sharif's ties with army and how they fell off.

Will Nawaz survive this October? A backgrounder

Award-winning journalist and long-time Sharif watcher Wali Zahid gives a backgrounder on Sharif's ties with army and how they fell off.

Oct 12, 2016
All the numbers and facts you need to believe in the Pakistan of 2050

Back to the future: Pakistan in 2050

All the numbers and facts you need to believe in the Pakistan of 2050

Aug 14, 2016
Considering social media concerns on petrol prices increasing every month, we took to the world data on how the prices were faring. The results may surprise you.

Pakistan petrol price one of the lowest in the world

Considering social media concerns on petrol prices increasing every month, we took to the world data on how the prices were faring. The results may surprise you.

Mar 8, 2016
In Pakistan, WhatsApp forwards and photoshopped fake images build a narrative and there appears to be no way to counter it. Wali Zahid & IMC take a look at how this duo forms a Project Ignorance that is taking Pakistan in dark ages

Are WhatsApp forwards your source of info? Welcome to Project Ignorance

In Pakistan, WhatsApp forwards and photoshopped fake images build a narrative and there appears to be no way to counter it. Wali Zahid & IMC take a look at how this duo forms a Project Ignorance that is taking Pakistan in dark ages

Mar 2, 2016
SkillCity CEO Wali Zahid goes deeper in the learning process and find fault-lines in training industry

Eight pitfalls of corporate training programs in Pakistan

SkillCity CEO Wali Zahid goes deeper in the learning process and find fault-lines in training industry

Jan 24, 2016

What can end poverty: fighting corruption, or a capable state?

Jul 25, 2015
Wali Zahid explains Pakistan's culture through Geert-Hofstede's 6-D Model

Long Term Orientation in Pakistan: from Zero to 50 in 2 years

Wali Zahid explains Pakistan's culture through Geert-Hofstede's 6-D Model

Jul 13, 2015
Through a personal lens, Wali narrates three things about General Zia

Did General Ziaul Haq know his end was near?

Through a personal lens, Wali narrates three things about General Zia

Jul 5, 2015
New book by Robert S. Mellis, formerly a newspaper Editor in the US, mentions Wali Zahid

Of an African tribal king and a white ghost in Islamabad

New book by Robert S. Mellis, formerly a newspaper Editor in the US, mentions Wali Zahid

Nov 11, 2014
This is a post dedicated to Wali’s best life teacher, Professor Zakariyya Sajid, on the occasion of achieving the first 100,000 page views of walizahid.com.

Wali's tribute to his university teacher

This is a post dedicated to Wali’s best life teacher, Professor Zakariyya Sajid, on the occasion of achieving the first 100,000 page views of walizahid.com.

Oct 19, 2014
SkillCity CEO Wali Zahid’s cover interview in Manager Today magazine, Lahore, Pakistan

Mystic Trainer: Wali’s interview with Manager Today

SkillCity CEO Wali Zahid’s cover interview in Manager Today magazine, Lahore, Pakistan

Sep 2, 2014
When no one believed, Wali will show you the Pakistan of future and make you believe in its potential.

Wali on Pakistan of future

When no one believed, Wali will show you the Pakistan of future and make you believe in its potential.

Aug 15, 2014

The Ummah Card: Messed-up Pakistan Series 4

Jul 13, 2014

Under Control: Messed-up Pakistan Series Curse 3

Jul 6, 2014

The Sultan Rahi Syndrome: Messed-up Pakistan Series 2

Jul 3, 2014

The Fraudulent Claims: Messed-up Pakistan Series 1

Jun 30, 2014
'How we messed up Pakistan' is a series by Wali Zahid

How we messed up Pakistan: A series by Wali

'How we messed up Pakistan' is a series by Wali Zahid

Jun 28, 2014
A tech executive's glimpse into the future of resume writing and cutting the crap.

Resume 5.0: The new face of CV

A tech executive's glimpse into the future of resume writing and cutting the crap.

Apr 7, 2014