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Recent Events

28 Aug, 2017

Zalmay Theatre presented on the Development of a Responsible Society in Pakistan
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28 Aug, 2017

ASI 9th Course Participants Learned Leadership Skills through Experiential Learning
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28 Aug, 2017

ASI concluded 9th Residential Workshop in Khanaspur Ayyubia, 6th to 10th August, 2017
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24 Mar, 2016

Seminar on Protection of Private Property Rights and Entrepreneurship in Pakistan
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24 Mar, 2016

Private Property Rights Protection and bases of Entrepreneurship
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24 Mar, 2016

Launching of Global Go To Think Tank Report 2015
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24 Mar, 2016

Seminar on Rule of Law and Entrepreneurial Society
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26 Sep, 2012

7th Residential Workshop at Khanaspur, Ayubia
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Recent News

Press Release: Economic Freedom of the World Index 2017

PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN —Alternate Solutions Institute, a pioneer economic policy research and advocacy think tank in Pakistan is pleased to release the Economic Freedom of the World: 2017 Annual Report jointly with Fraser Institute Canada. The report ranked Pakistan on 127 out of 159 countries and territories.

Pakistan has improved its global position and ranking in economic freedom, climbing up 10 places since the last year, but a closer look shows decline in legal system and property rights, freedom to trade internationally and size of government component while a slight betterment in access to sound money and Regulation of credit, labor and business. Although, Pakistan still stands with the countries having limited rights of economic freedom.

Hong Kong and Singapore again top the index, continuing their streak as 1st and 2nd respectively. New Zealand, Switzerland, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Mauritius, Georgia, Australia and Estonia round out the top 10.

Pakistan's neighbouring countries show a place ahead in the region from the country such as India stands at 95, Bangladesh 117, Sri Lanka 94, Malaysia 65, Indonesia 73, Turkey 81, and Nepal 107 while Myanmar stands at 151.

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