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Financial instability

In 2016, this writer wrote as many as six articles on Offshore assets of Pakistani citizens, which have been compiled in the form of a book. This endeavour, however modest,…

Financial instability

In 2016, this writer wrote as many as six articles on Offshore assets of Pakistani citizens, which have been compiled in the form of a book. This endeavour, however modest,…

Economic stability?

Pakistan’s economic recovery outlook is not promising. The recent election in Pakistan reflects a recurring pattern seen in many elections, where financial considerations are often disregarded in pursuing political power.…

SDG 16 & financial crimes: challenges

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable, and inclusive institutions at all levels— Sustainable Development Goal 16, United Nations…

Capability, stability and purpose

The February 8, 2024, general election represents an opportunity for the country’s military and civilian leaders to change course and set Pakistanis on a better path. To do this, we…

Economic impasse and political instability

The economic challenges of Pakistan are appallingly enduring, and unless we effectively address fiscal discipline issues, expand our tax base, and eliminate resource wastage, the country’s economic stagnation is likely…

Fair elections and economic stability

“Gross financing needs are very large, mostly due to large debt service payments, while external market financing has dried up. Confidence is weak, and credit rating agencies have downgraded Pakistan…

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…

From chaos to stability

The past year was climactic in British politics, so much so that ‘The Economist’ termed the state of affairs rather dramatically ‘Britaly’. British politics – with its legacy of honouring…