IMF loans are usually short term, given when countries are in distress thus ill-equipped to afford belt-tightening.
Institutional evaluation must be done relative to institution’s own performances, performance of other institutions.
HPI ranks Pakistan 16th among 151 countries, score derived from life length, satisfaction, environmental use levels.
Personally, I find such titles analytically meaningless and melodramatic.
How strong is the evidence that dual citizen members of parliament (MPs) will harm Pakistan?
Pakistan can gain little strategic advantage through Siachen that it cannot gain more easily from other border points.
For most of its history Pakistan has been ruled by relatively honest leaders who were not associated with corruption.
In comparing PTI manifesto with that of the PPP, the PML-N, one does not find his to be decisively more compelling.
The reality is that economically, politically & socially Pakistan is falling behind even its immediate neighbours.
Pakistan has improved ranks mainly because many new countries scoring worse than Pakistan have been added.