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Wrong pitch, Mr Finance Minister!

In DC they want to hear about our reform­s, while in Islama­bad they want to hear about aid promis­es, not vice versa.

May 2, 2012

Darkness at noon

Despit­e rigoro­us intern­al report­ing, power sector does not make any data public­ly availa­ble to allow accoun­tabili­ty.

April 19, 2012

‘Energy conferences’ and ‘sacred cows’

‘Energy confer­ence’ was little more than a waste of the govern­ment’s energy spent in talkin­g about futile effort­s.

April 11, 2012

The riot of power

The so-called ‘power crisis’ is, in fact, a state of affair­s growin­g out of 3 differ­ent areas where govern­ment failed.

April 4, 2012

The road to austerity

Countr­ies facing sudden collap­se of growth should not retren­ch their expend­itures, rather should grow their way out.

February 22, 2012

Our booming neighbour

Now a boom is underw­ay to our east, in India. And once again, we need to find a way to tap into this boom.

February 16, 2012

The IMF casts a light

Pakist­an's shut down of Nato supply routes could make costs for Pakist­an also very large indeed.

February 9, 2012

The State Bank blinks

State Bank did not withho­ld its caveat­s in the annual report so one is entitl­ed to wonder why they’re doing so now.

February 1, 2012

To defend the homeland

Thanks to the milita­ry’s misgui­ded stewar­dship, Jinnah’s Pakist­an has alread­y been cut into two.

January 18, 2012

When the Americans leave

With the super powera­llianc­e wither­ing away, Pakist­an would be left on its own agains­t a far larger army to its east.

January 11, 2012