Uzair M. Younus

Sheesha smoking

Sheesha smoking

The ban must be replaced by a common-sense policy.

Published Jan 17, 2020 06:55am
When the elite fight

When the elite fight

The desire to gain or maintain control leads them to view policy from a narrow perspective.

Published Oct 26, 2019 07:05am
Too early to celebrate

Too early to celebrate

One can see all sorts of creative ways being deployed to make the numbers look good.

Published Oct 17, 2019 07:02am
Sensible road map

Sensible road map

Servicing the economy through bailouts and donations cannot succeed.

Published Oct 17, 2018 07:30am
Looking ahead

Looking ahead

Few realise that the real struggle begins after the elections.

Published Jun 21, 2018 06:51am
Courts & economy

Courts & economy

An activist streak has caused much political instability.

Published Apr 15, 2018 06:28am
East-west corridor

East-west corridor

Trade flows rest on greater interaction.

Published Mar 11, 2018 07:00am
Deindustrialisation

Deindustrialisation

Pakistan’s youth needs necessary skills.

Published Feb 11, 2018 06:37am
Transit trade

Transit trade

Politics should not obstruct regional trade.

Published Nov 14, 2017 07:19am
Brewing storm

Brewing storm

Dark clouds are gathering on the economic horizon.

Published Oct 30, 2017 07:00am
A red flag

A red flag

Chinese interests in CPEC are not benign.

Published Jun 29, 2017 07:03am
The more things change…

The more things change…

Two IMF statements show that very little has changed in almost 10 years.

Published May 22, 2017 06:24am
Fourth industrial revolution

Fourth industrial revolution

A report suggests that two-thirds of all jobs in the developing world are at risk of being lost through automation.

Published May 09, 2017 01:51am
A new frontier

A new frontier

E-commerce is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the country.

Published Mar 07, 2017 01:02am
Unchecked surveillance

Unchecked surveillance

The intelligence setup has broad powers to collect data — at the cost of citizens’ privacy.

Published Feb 06, 2017 01:37am
Yuan’s decline

Yuan’s decline

The emerging turbulence in the yuan poses several challenges for Pakistan.

Published Jan 12, 2017 02:40am
Dollar & oil impact

Dollar & oil impact

Pakistan could find itself back in the arms of the IMF.

Published Dec 23, 2016 01:07am
Green mobility

Green mobility

A national programme to promote the use of electric vehicles could spur private-sector investments in the energy ...

Published Nov 28, 2016 01:04am
Declining remittances

Declining remittances

Given the economic distress in Saudi Arabia and the UAE, remittance inflows will exhibit continued weakness.

Published Oct 25, 2016 12:58pm