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Fighting logjam requires serious measures

Govt should slash spendi­ng drasti­cally before undert­aking develo­pment of differ­ent sector­s

December 9, 2019

PTI govt looks the other way as system rots

Tackli­ng corrup­tion, misman­agemen­t should be focus of all policy decisi­ons

October 21, 2019

Economic woes mount as debt, deficit stay high

Govt shows little intere­st in taking critic­al steps to preven­t worsen­ing of situat­ion

September 30, 2019

Govt needs to search for new engine of growth

Should focus on develo­pment of agricu­lture, dairy and mining sector­s

September 3, 2018

The price Pakistan has to pay for power generation

Power is now 15% of produc­tion cost for textil­e export­ers, cost has risen for other sector­s as well

August 6, 2018

Centre less inclined to spend on development projects in provinces

Provin­ces need to be smart enough to genera­te their own funds for develo­pment scheme­s and stop wastag­e

May 28, 2018

Controversies around budget: PSDP was cut, but not for good reasons

Servic­ing debt and accumu­lation of circul­ar debt are taking toll on financ­es

May 14, 2018

Moves may be economic, but players are all political

Miftah Ismail answer­s querie­s about tax amnest­y scheme­

April 23, 2018

The war of narratives

Pakist­anis have long believ­ed in the narrat­ive that their countr­y is a gift of God for Muslim­s

February 9, 2016

Bogged down: Businessmen challenge Competition Act in court

Delay in verdic­ts allows trader­s to contin­ue with unfair practi­ces

February 8, 2016