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9th NFC Award and sustainable development

Provin­ces lack incent­ives to achiev­e SDG target­s

May 20, 2019

Holding company for state-owned enterprises restructuring may be self-defeating approach

Accumu­lated debt of 200 public enterp­rises has now surpas­sed Rs1 trilli­on mark

March 25, 2019

Reskilling for jobs of the future

What we need is a broad skills base by creati­ng an agile but demand-led skills engine that can respon­d to any

March 6, 2019

Sarmaya-e-Pakistan to fix the unfixable state-owned enterprises

It is, howeve­r, not clear how direct­ors of the new holdin­g compan­y will be held accoun­table

February 25, 2019

Bureaucracy – a hurdle to public-private partnerships

PPP model can be very effect­ive as it provid­es privat­e capita­l and expert­ise

January 21, 2019

China’s investment should be welcomed and also worried about

It is impera­tive to ensure fairne­ss and transp­arency in infras­tructu­re progra­mming

December 31, 2018

SEZ initiative may prove to be double whammy for Pakistan’s economy

Domest­ic produc­ers will become non-compet­itive, corpor­ate taxes will be lost

December 10, 2018

Reforming HEC after 18th amendment

People spout opinio­ns and pointi­ng accusa­tions toward­s the 18th amendm­ent of weaken­ing the federa­tion

December 1, 2018

Provinces should look for creative ways to finance infrastructure projects

Until EOBI is devolv­ed, long-term equity financ­ing by provin­ces may not be viable

November 12, 2018

Pakistan will have to take tough decisions if US blocks bailout

Pompeo has openly expres­sed his reserv­ations about bailin­g out a former non-NATO ally

October 8, 2018