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Rebuilding Pakistan’s Economy

Rebuilding Pakistan’s economy

After eight months of the present Government, and at the time when the second review of the IMF is completed, it is important to look back on what we have…

Trade – Devil Is In The Detail

Trade – devil is in the detail

Presciently and perhaps a dictum acknowledged by most economic pundits in private gatherings, continuing long-term deficits will eventually and most definitely lead to a financial crisis, at which point the…

Is The PPP Dying After BB?

Is the PPP dying after BB?

Time stops for no one, they say. And so it has continued moving forward since the cruel incident that rocked my very world and that of many others who truly…

Dangerous Trends In Rural Areas

Dangerous trends in rural areas

Pakistan is governed in a miserable way. For what our policymakers do not see does not exist. Pakistan is full of self-opinionated anchors and self-opinionated civil servants. Well, all of…

Drowned, Sinking Deeper In Debt

Drowned, sinking deeper in debt

Pakistan, drowned deep in debt, is sinking deeper and deeper with each passing moment. The situation, if not remedied on a war footing, will eventually lead the country to an…

Broken Back

Broken back

The World Bank and IMF lureThird World countries into debt traps - extending loans for projects they don't need. Since these countries lack capacity to pay back, lenders demand sale…

FBR’s ‘Year Book 2012-13’

FBR’s ‘Year Book 2012-13’

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), in its Year Book 2012-13, issued on September 23, 2013, conceded colossal failure on meeting the assigned target, but as usual blamed it on…

FBR’s ‘Year Book 2012-13’

FBR’s ‘Year Book 2012-13’

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), in its Year Book 2012-13, issued on September 23, 2013, conceded colossal failure on meeting the assigned target, but as usual blamed it on…