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Universal Basic Services

Universal basic services

It was the rightwing conservative British Prime Minister Margret Thatcher and American rightwing Republican president Ronald Reagan who led the neoliberal onslaught on the welfare state and public-sector services and…

Health services reform

ALTHOUGH it was to be expected, given the PTI government’s self-imposed, unrealistic 100-day timeline, one is still dismayed by the way the ‘naya’ health services system is unfolding in Punjab.…

Effective digital services

Hundreds of thousands of people were unable to collect their pensions and suffered as a result when the National Bank of Pakistan’s online computer system broke down right before Eid.…

Financial Inclusion

Financial inclusion

‘Financial inclusion’ is one of the buzzwords in the development circle that always finds mention. It is considered a critical component in the process of economic development. Among its many…

Need For Financial Reporting Council

Need for financial reporting council

There is dire need to establish Financial Reporting Council (FRC) in Pakistan as an autonomous regulator to promote corporate governance and reporting to safeguard the interest of all stakeholders. The…

Financial Stories

Financial stories

Beware the things we tell ourselves, because it is the little lies that help us get through the day which come back to haunt us in one big go at…

Financial Inclusion And Poverty

Financial inclusion and poverty

Private investment in Pakistan is low. What are the factors behind such a low rate of private investment? One doesn’t need to be a rocket scientist to figure out the…