CRITICAL ISSUES OF GOVERNANCE IN PAKISTAN: STRATEGIES AND SOLUTIONS
Keywords:Governance, Golden Principles, Pakistan, Issues, Strategies
The study aims at the critical issues related to governance in Pakistan. The current situation has emerged even into a worse state; therefore, it is essential to address the situation and provide strategies and solutions. The study is qualitative in nature, and based on 170 research articles, reports and published book chapters to extract the underlying principles to tackle the issue. Two steps were followed: 1) extensive review of existing secondary data on governance and 2) interviews of the experts of governance. The second approach was employed to substantiate the first and also to counter-check and confirm. Based on both approaches, the study deliberated upon numerous issues by highlighting their seriousness and criticality. Employing content analysis and analysing the feedback of the experts, the study presents important strategies and solutions in the form of golden principles. Six golden principles are presented with the overarching role of citizen participation.