Who to follow on social media?
In a surprise post, today‘s Socialistan, a weekly feature by BBC Urdu, recommended blogger and futurist Wali Zahid to follow on Twitter and Facebook for economic trends about future.
The BBC Urdu’s Social Media Editor, Tahir Imran Mian, gave Wali’s Twitter handle and mentioned his Facebook fan page (with nearly 150,000 likes) which, according to BBC, has useful information on economy and other important issues.
Some posts by Wali on Pakistan
Worried about Pakistan’s $73B debt? You must see this
Harvard predicts Pakistan GDP to grow by 5% over next 10 years
Forbes calls Pakistan the next Colombia success story, asks US to see beyond security lens
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects pick up pace
$46B China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: 15 years, 3 routes, 51 projects
$7.6B 1,800km TAPI gas pipeline to be operational in 2018
Bloomberg on Pakistan’s economic revival, construction boom
Naya Pakistan: Travel from Pindi to Islamabad in 20¢ in wifi-ed AC bus
Rs 154B Orange Line Metro Train for Lahore
Green Line train from Islamabad to Karachi with free wifi
Pakistan is enjoying a rare period of optimism: The Economist
Pakistan is less corrupt than last year. This is good news. What’s the bad news?
Nothing could be more rewarding for me as I had been a BBC radio listener since my childhood.
In late 1990’s, I was a temporary staff member at BBC Urdu’s London office (many in Pakistan BBC today may not know it).
On an occasion like this, as my kids would say: give thanks to Allah.
Some more posts by Wali on Pakistan
Pakistani nationality ranks second least valuable in the world
Everything about Pakistan’s competitiveness – in 10 photos
Pakistan 15th most powerful military in the world
Nuclear warheads down worldwide, up in South Asia
In World Bank’s 2016 Doing Business Report, Pakistan ranks 138
Pakistan at rock bottom in Human Capital Index 2015
Pakistan world’s 14th most fragile country
Pakistan ranks 5th in terrorism-affected countries list
As S Asia ups economic game, Pakistan risks falling behind: WSJ. The question is why?
Pakistan #106 in Good Country Index
Pakistan is now world’s 40th largest economy
It’s the economy, stupid
How China overtakes the US economy
Do not miss our Understanding Pakistan Series
Wali on The Pakistan 2050 Opportunity
Wali on Pakistan of future
A miracle: Pakistan score in Long Term Orientation goes from Zero to 50
Pakistani culture through 6-D Model
Native languages in Pakistan
How future oriented are we?
How we messed up Pakistan: A series by Wali
Pakistan’s two value crimes no one talks about
What Pakistan needs is not education but a Project Ignorance