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SAPMs & Advisers

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on power and petroleum Tabish Gauhar once again resigned from his post which the Prime Minister this time readily accepted it. Earlier, SAPM on…

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…

This crisis is a moment: Part – II

The austerity measures being considered by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Revival (CCER) could save Rs424 billion by creating a Single Treasury Account, Rs54 billion in six months by a…

Technology in mental health care

WITH the world becoming increasingly aware of the snowballing mental health (MH) crisis, there has been a corresponding rise in digital-based solutions designed to respond and scale the delivery of…

A country in mayhem

Mayhem describes what Pakistan is facing on so many fronts. There is not even a single respite in sight. Take the economy, the worst mayhem in which decision-makers, elected and…

PTI needs to introspect about its own motives

PTI (Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf) may be ready for the elections but the real question is whether the party is ready for governance. The question is: Does it have the capacity and…

Transparency and the RTI

Pakistan’s Right to Information (RTI) Act is playing an instrument role in generating information that can help hold the corrupt accountable for their actions. The Toshakhana case is one such…