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Need for ethical business conduct

Recently, the Pakistan’s economic environment has been tainted by the shadows of unethical practices, raising worries about the ethical conduct of some Pakistani businessmen. While it is important to recognize…

The business of education

Karachi University is to hold its Senate session at the end of December. The last such session was held in 2018. The University Act mandates at least one Senate session…

Clear message of no more business as usual—I

Change is taking place slowly and subtly. Recent Cabinet Committee on Economic Reforms’ (CCER’s) deliberations on Sept 25, 2023 highlight increasing interdependency, thereby necessitating a Planning Commission on the lines…

No more business as usual—II

Known solutions to our problems start with merit-based governance and justice system adhering to our Constitution. Structural changes need to be made to existing layers of governance of local governments,…

Empowering financial inclusion

Decentralised Finance (DeFi) is a pioneering force, making breakthroughs in the field of finance and revolutionising the centrally dependent financial sector. It has already made a difference in several countries…

Financial inequality breeds contempt

Our society essentially stands divided into three classes. The elite class comprises the top bureaucrats both civil and military, business tycoons and politicians. Then follow two classes – the thinning…

Pakistan, and international global financial order

In the recently released report ‘Regional Economic Outlook: Middle East and Central Asia’ by International Monetary Fund (IMF), one of its comments on Pakistan’s economy was ‘For… Pakistan, policy interest…