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Nasir Jamal

Punjab raises local govt’s share

The interim Punjab Provincial Finance Commission Award will raise the share of funds for local functions. Updated Jan 23, 2017 08:01am

Viability of urea export

“The revival of three closed urea plants on the back of smooth LNG supplies has changed the dynamics of the Published Jan 09, 2017 07:01am

Investment takes a step forward

After a lull of 6-7 years, FDI is picking up. CPEC has helped. But I think even without it our perception has improved. Updated Jan 02, 2017 11:50am

Premature de-industrialisation

“Hounded by over 36 departments, numerous taxation structures, and continued opening up of the economy in the name Published Dec 26, 2016 07:07am

Development report card

‘The pace of fund utilisation in Punjab picks up momentum in the third quarter of the financial year. Updated Dec 19, 2016 07:41am

Whither fiscal federalism?

The federal minister’s impromptu announcement took even the participants of the National Finance Commission meeting Updated Dec 05, 2016 09:03pm

Insight: A neglected social sector

“While the country has failed to achieve a number of MDG targets, the clock for achieving the new SDGs has begun Published Nov 21, 2016 06:59am

Pakistanis: striking out on our own

It is generally held, and rightly so, that exporters can significantly boost their exports and fetch much higher prices Published Nov 14, 2016 06:41am

Economic report card — Q1

The economy is expanding and seems to have developed sufficient strength to even absorb shocks. Updated Oct 24, 2016 09:43am