By Mehtab Haider - Pakistan’s cash-bleeding energy sector cannot overcome crisis like mode on permanent basis without resolving the monster of circular debt that had again re-emerged and peaked to over Rs 370 billion
By Mehtab Haider - Pakistan has faced innumerable losses in the ongoing war against terrorism by rendering sacrifices of precious human lives as well as bearing massive economic losses. This debate is over in our beloved
By Mehtab Haider - Attached with stringent conditions, China has agreed to execute $45.6 billion projects in Pakistan mainly in areas of energy and infrastructure. The stringent conditionalities include obtaining guarantee from Pakistan
By Mehtab Haider - Pakistan’s fiscal woes cannot be overcome without undertaking drastic and tough reforms in the tax collection machinery of the country known as Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). The FBR failed in implementing
By Mehtab Haider - The devastating floods have played havoc mainly in Punjab and some other parts of the country, inflicting a colossal financial loss to the tune of Rs 400 to Rs 500 billion to the economy as well as people
By Aqeel Akbar Chaudhry – Microfinance is generally perceived to be a silver bullet to initiate innovative solutions towards ending poverty. Poverty is a complex problem, which is perpetuated by weak human capital, lack of opportunities for social mobility, and restricted access to resources, amongst many other factors. Microfinance is supposed to provide the most […]
By Ali Khizar – An economic comparison between India and Pakistan They may have a multitude of differences, but one thing that Nawaz and Modi have in common is their business friendly approach. Their star performance in their respective states (PML-N in Punjab and BJP in Gujarat) has led to landslide victories through the electoral […]
By Ali Khizar – Dar’s economy of numbers There was visible hustle bustle in the economic corridors and business houses upon the formation of the PML-N government last year. The investors welcomed a change from the allegedly corrupt and inept PPP government, and had high hopes from the business friendly Sharif government. There was […]
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Should Pakistan send its armed forces to Saudi Arabia?