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Economic History Of Pakistan: Part – I

Economic history of Pakistan: Part – I

The economic policies announced by the new government, and the measures taken since June for making a ‘Naya Pakistan’, have destabilized the economy of the country. All sections of society…

Impact Of RD: Lessons From Economic History

Impact of RD: Lessons from economic history

With the imposition of regulatory duty on the import of 287 luxury and non-essential items we see unfolding of past economic history but ignore the lessons learnt from it for…

Our economic potential

“LORD, we know what we are, but know not what we may be.” Shakespeare alludes to human potential which is always higher than its present condition. Allama Iqbal elaborated on…

The languages of history

In Pakistan, there are not many writers who write about history in Urdu or any other regional language, with an independent and objective lens. But there are certain writers who…

How to achieve economic prosperity

India, Bangladesh, Vietnam and some other emerging markets have made tremendous strides in the economic and financial sectors. This prompts many to assert that Pakistan can also be an economic…

Learning nothing from history

Recent political developments suggest that the revolutionaries of the Pakistani political system who claim to have challenged the mighty elements of state in the past have completely surrendered to those…

History, language and Sufism

Seldom does one come across two books by the same writer that enchant readers so deeply. As a student of history and languages, I am compelled to share my impression…

Widening Indo-Pak economic divide

This is the final part of a two-part series of articles, highlighting the differences between India and Pakistan’s state of the economy. Cricket, a great if not the only unifier…

Economic policy needs a hard reset

The present currency crisis in Pakistan is unprecedented. PKR has depreciated against USD from 180 to 305 since March 2022, and now it is a creating a self-feeding bubble. People…