Mohammed Parvez Imdad

Dr Mohammed Parvez Imdad, PhD, is a Visiting Professor and Lead Economist based in Manila, Philippines. Email: mpinayefmimdad@gmail.com

September 27, 2020
September 27, 2020

Preparing for the Covid-19 vaccine

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues and it’s second wave has already hit several countries, the need and urgency for the much expected vaccine has become critically more important than before.

June 6, 2020
June 6, 2020

What should be the focus of the upcoming budget?

This year’s budget clearly needs to focus on addressing the emerging issues and challenges of the current pandemic.

May 21, 2020
May 21, 2020

UN needs a paradigm shift to lead us out of the crisis

The first Secretary-General of the United Nations, Trygve Lie, remarked in 1948, “The United Nations may need to adjust to new realities and respond to unforeseen circumstances that the world is not aware of today—and thus it has to demonstrate its relevance to withstand the test of time.”

March 21, 2020
March 21, 2020

A wake-up call or missed call?

We are passing through critical times. The world has never seen such gloom and uncertainty since the World War II.

November 17, 2017
November 17, 2017

Asean Summit and the Rohingya issue

This year's Asean Summit ended on November 15 with the commitment to forge cooperation for peace, security and development. Asean and other world leaders attending the summit also pledged to boost business, investment and trade.