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Lack of economics behind politics Feb 12, 2024

The marriage between politics and economics is well established globally though in Pakistan political parties’ economic agenda varies little mainly due to the imposition of standard time bound quantitative conditions…

Economic security

Pakistan is currently teetering on the brink of economic collapse. The recent floods have only added to this dire situation, and the loss to our economy has been unprecedented. We…

A programme for economic prosperity

The answer to Pakistan’s dilemma must rely almost exclusively on the intrinsic resources and the people of Pakistan. The government needs to get out of the way — cut spending,…

Tax bailout for economic revival

According to various Press reports, all businesses in Pakistan, as elsewhere, badly hit by lockdown in the wake of Covid-19 epidemic, are demanding a comprehensive tax bailout claiming that loan…

Exports for economic growth

Trade and technological advancements provide the fundamental impetus for sustainable economic growth. Nations that are more open to international trade and more advanced in technology have proactively achieved high levels…

The economics of Trump’s threats

President Donald Trump has threatened to stop all aid to Pakistan if Islamabad, according to him, does not forthwith stop providing safe havens to Afghan Taliban, especially the Haqqanis. The…

Kabul’s economic challenges

Perhaps out of pique or anger for what has seemed as an ignominious defeat suffered at the hands of the ramshackle Taliban, the US has frozen the nearly $9.5 billion…

An economic mishap in the making

Pakistan’s estimated population, according to the National Institute of Population Studies (NIPS), is 215.25 million with officially estimated growth rate of 1.80 percent (2020) and density of 270 per Km2.…