Foreign debt has increased by Rs1.4 trillion on account of recent devaluations.
Dr Hafeez Shaikh hopes to strike a ‘reasonable’ deal with the IMF to get ‘stable, predictable and sustainable...
The National Competitiveness Council will provide thought leadership and steer implementation of specific activities.
When technocrats take the driving seat to address a crisis the worst sufferers is the common citizen.
APPROPRIATE rules and regulations are imperative for the resolution of a conflict of interest among stakeholders, to...
The daunting challenges facing the economy seem to be mounting rather than subsiding.
It is not clear how the thin currency market and the economy will fare with a free float.
The govt's challenge is figuring out how to integrate its wealth creation and public welfare policies into a strategy.
Private sector loans have jumped by 92pc to Rs600.5 billion during July-February from Rs312bn in a year’s time.
Well-designed markets and institutions are useful tools for labour protection.
The government has underperformed as an enabler for the private sector. It is still trying to grapple with...
Emigration has become a controversial issue in the West because of a high rate of unemployment.
IMF stabilisation programmes have not been followed by deeper reforms necessary for achieving sustained growth.
Finance Minister Asad Umar assures the NFC partners that the government will fully implement the 18th amendment.
Legislators are trying to make low-cost housing affordable for lower-middle and low income segments.
It is time for the international community to take a fresh look at the IMF’s exchange rate policy.
The planning minister sees the current consolidation period to be over by the end of the next financial year.
IN a policy shift, the PTI-led government has decided to shepherd foreign firms into joint ventures.
In this age of networking, unilateral and arbitrary actions can deliver, at best, only partially
Will the PTI’s model of a welfare state serve as a catalyst to laying the foundation of an egalitarian society?