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Overseas Investors’ Interest In Farming

Overseas investors’ interest in farming

London equities fell midway through last week, with fresh falls for leisure and retail stocks as the pace of growing concern about the outlook for the UK economy deepened.

Where Government Continues To Get It Wrong?

Where government continues to get it wrong?

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) supported reforms as an integral component of the Stand-by Arrangement (SBA) were considered to be a blueprint by donors to Pakistan (bilateral as well as…

What Did Mujib Want?

What did Mujib want?

During a parliamentary debate, Aitzaz Ahsan once chided his friend, late Sher Afghan Niazi about December being a difficult month for the Niazis of Mianwali. The remark, quite possibly, might…

Grasping The Nettle

Grasping the nettle

Familar trends have tied Pakistan’s economy into a low-growth continuum. To engineer a change, the government will have to first show its policy hand and then progressively demonstrate the capacity…

Caretaker Energy Setup

Caretaker energy setup

As the country braces for an interim government to oversee the forthcoming elections, it’s crucial to have a robust and broad-mandated caretaker energy setup. Pakistani obviously has a number of…

The Economic Crisis, Again

The economic crisis, again

In the last two weeks, there have been numerous articles on the economy, in this newspaper as well as in others, which have warned, once again, that Pakistan is on…

Time To Recast Economic Policy

Time to recast economic policy

The European economy is in the doldrums. The countries on the periphery are already threatened by sky-high youth unemployment, stricken banking systems and economic stagnation — all before a possible…

Doing Without The IMF

Doing without the IMF

WHEN the finance minister of an economy in trouble persistently denies reports about a possible recourse to the IMF, the popular perception is that the arrival of the dreaded IFI…