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How to reform trade

Pakistan’s economy faces a pivotal juncture, marked by the imperative need to reassess its import tariff structure. Recent trade data underscores the urgency for policy reforms to stimulate economic growth,…

Removing institutional impediments

The past few days have witnessed some encouraging positive developments on the country’s financial front providing the much-needed respite for economy and businesses, deeply marred by uncertainty and pessimistic sentiments.…

Why UNSC reform is elusive

THE world has seen sweeping geopolitical changes over the past 70 years. The international landscape has been fundamentally transformed by the dispersion of power more widely among states. This redistribution…

Land reforms in Gilgit-Baltistan

This article is divided into two parts. The first part aims to introduce the key features of the proposed Gilgit-Baltistan Land Reforms Act 2023. The second part presents a summary…

Governance reforms anchored in civil service reforms–II

Compensation structure Civil servants complain about commitment and performance demotivation because their compensation structure compares unfavourably with those in the private sector with similar degree of responsibility and scale and…

Reforming education

All over the world, countries adhere to ambitious goals and reforms to enhance the quality of service delivery in the education sector. These ambitious goals and reforms require actionable strategies…

Reforms for justice : Part – I

In a widely circulated video, Justice Isa asks those assembled for the 9th International Judicial Conference in Islamabad if they are satisfied with the justice system. No one raises their…

New PM and reforms agenda

Pakistan needs all out fundamental structural reforms in all areas of governance. However, the most important and immediate is political stability — the main challenge faced by the 23rd Prime…