Dawn columnist awarded fellowship
KARACHI: The Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars, in collaboration with the Fellowship Fund for Pakistan (FFFP), announced on Wednesday the appointment of columnist Khurram Husain as the centre’s new Pakistan Scholar, according to a statement.
“Mr Hussain will spend nine months in residence at the Wilson Centre beginning [on] September 3, 2013, working on a book on the political economy of reform in Pakistan over the past two decades,” the statement said.
“[Mr] Husain is a well-known business and economic journalist in Pakistan who has written for numerous local and international media, including the Express Tribune and currently Dawn.
In television his current affiliation is with the BBC. He has taught at the prestigious Lahore University of Management Sciences and brings with him a deep familiarity with the workings of Pakistan’s economy and the realities of business and policy decision making.”