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It’s come full circle

With one foot on a banana peel, we are standing at an abyss. PM Shehbaz Sharif and the PML-N face mortal political and economic challenges, and the government has shown…

Climate justice

Both Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari have passionately presented Pakistan’s case before the international community and world leaders at the 77th UNGA annual session in New…

Out of danger?

February was a bad month for Pakistan’s financial health. During the first eight months of Fiscal 22, Pakistan’s current account deficit had crossed $12 billion as opposed to a surplus…

PDM ‘collapsing’ like a house of cards?

Several major developments took place last week. Pakistan’s political leadership, including PM Shehbaz Sharif, was in the US holding talks for external debt restructuring and debt repayment suspensions. The US,…

Strengthening CPEC

In this crucial time when our country is facing economic instability, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) – with a massive $62 billion investment plan – can play a key role…

Economic scorecard

In his address to the nation on September 15, former prime minister Imran Khan, who is perhaps the first opposition leader in Pakistan to address the nation through electronic media…

Charter of economy

In 2018, Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, the-then Leader of the Opposition, proposed an ingenious idea-: a 'Charter of Economy’. In June 2022, PM Shehbaz Sharif, in a pre-budget business conference,…

Scorecard

It has been 139 days since Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif won the support of a majority in parliament and took oath as the 23rd prime minister of Pakistan. On April…

Narrow escape

It’s been a narrow escape-a “situation in which an accident or other unfortunate incident is only just avoided”. It’s been a close call – a “narrow escape from danger or…