ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan State of the Future Index (PK-SOFI) inaugural study was launched by Foresight Lab, a facilitative platform for communities of interest, on Saturday. Pakistan State of Future Index is a 10-year future index composed of 30 variables that indicate if the future is getting better or worse. It shows 30-year trends of improvement and decline, each variable is forecasted based on 20 years of past data which are then further assessed for the best possible and worst possible values in 10 years.
Foresight Lab Founder & AGAHI Founding President Puruesh Chaudhary said, “With this national study, Pakistan leads the region in futures research in public space. This is where this nation is winning. The dominating trend in the inaugural report indicates that the growth potential of the internet is significant. This index gradually builds confidence, which can help the decision-makers draft policy frameworks where technology could become the core element in ensuring the well-being of the people”.