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Is PSM Listening

Is PSM listening

Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) has been constantly defaulting on its payments to SSGC. PSM's failure to settle its dues has made it difficult for the gas utility to finance its…

Politics In Pakistan

Politics in Pakistan

Politics is about never acknowledging serious mistakes and Pakistani politicians have displayed this tendency like their counterparts in the rest of the world. However while in the West politicians' focus…

Commitment To Poverty Alleviation

Commitment to poverty alleviation

Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in his budget speech 2015-16 maintained that the PML-N government's focus on poverty alleviation is greater than that of the PPP-led coalition government and, as…

GSP Plus Status: What Does It Imply?

GSP Plus status: what does it imply?

In December 2013, subject to its compliance with 27 UN-ILO conventions, the EU Parliament approved the grant of 10-year GSP Plus status to Pakistan by a huge majority; 409 votes…

Rupee Erosion And Who Benefits

Rupee erosion and who benefits

The pace of the rupee erosion left Pakistanis bewildered with the vast majority of analysts terming it against national interest as well as against the interest of the common man…

The Game-changer

The game-changer

Amidst a deteriorating security situation, the acute energy crisis and a crumbling economy, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visited China and successfully concluded agreements for cooperation on crucial issues like energy…