Uzair M. Younus

Sheesha smoking

The ban must be replaced by a common-sense policy. Published Jan 17, 2020 06:55am

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

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

Servicing the economy through bailouts and donations cannot succeed. Published Oct 17, 2018 07:30am

Looking ahead

Few realise that the real struggle begins after the elections. Published Jun 21, 2018 06:51am

Courts & economy

An activist streak has caused much political instability. Published Apr 15, 2018 06:28am

East-west corridor

Trade flows rest on greater interaction. Published Mar 11, 2018 07:00am


Pakistan’s youth needs necessary skills. Published Feb 11, 2018 06:37am

Transit trade

Politics should not obstruct regional trade. Published Nov 14, 2017 07:19am

Brewing storm

Dark clouds are gathering on the economic horizon. Published Oct 30, 2017 07:00am

A red flag

Chinese interests in CPEC are not benign. Published Jun 29, 2017 07:03am

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

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

E-commerce is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the country. Published Mar 07, 2017 01:02am

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

The emerging turbulence in the yuan poses several challenges for Pakistan. Published Jan 12, 2017 02:40am

Dollar & oil impact

Pakistan could find itself back in the arms of the IMF. Published Dec 23, 2016 01:07am

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

Given the economic distress in Saudi Arabia and the UAE, remittance inflows will exhibit continued weakness. Published Oct 25, 2016 12:58pm

Decline in competitiveness

The macroeconomic environment, both internal and external, presents Pakistan with a unique opportunity. Updated Oct 11, 2016 09:20pm