Developed nations across the world have relied on knowledge as the engine of growth. Throughout history knowledge cities like Oxford and Cambridge Universities have led to economic prosperity, technological breakthroughs, and cultural and social welfare. Even after hundreds of years these cities thrive with knowledge as foundation stone. Namal Knowledge City is an ambitious project that carries on this example of creating a knowledge economy in the heart of Pakistan.
Namal Knowledge City will be the first project of its kind in the country bringing together knowledge workers from all over the world to constitute one of Pakistan’s largest consortiums to acquire, create, disseminate, and utilize knowledge. A key feature will be the sustainable development of the knowledge city and communities in Pakistan at large.
Namal’s Impact – Reverse Brain Drain
One of the primary goals of Namal Knowledge City is to encourage movement of human capital, especially Pakistani Diasporas, from developed countries back to Pakistan while at the same time attract foreign professionals from various fields so that together they can build foundation of economical and social development. This will also create a strong knowledge base for Pakistan, leading to innovative ideas being brought back to the country and utilized for benefit of the public. Professionals living abroad will have a lot to benefit from Namal Knowledge City. One these benefits is the chance to live in the picturesque landscape of Namal valley. Furthermore knowledge workers will have an opportunity to augment their knowledge through multiple learning facilities at the campus.