Jawaid Bokhari

A promising turn of events

The last PML-N government had succeeded in achieving moderately high economic growth with subdued inflation and... Published 18 Apr, 2022 06:44am

It is time for devolution

Karachi contributes a major share of revenue to the provincial exchequer and it should be a matter of concern for MQM-P... Published 11 Apr, 2022 06:49am

The baffling path to progress

Measured by the level of external trade, foreign investment and international financial linkages, Pakistan’s... Published 04 Apr, 2022 07:22am
Chickens have come  home to roost

Chickens have come home to roost

Policymakers are constantly trailing behind the march of events, lacking a grip over the evolving situation. Updated 21 Mar, 2022 10:09am
Escalating global crisis hits new peak

Escalating global crisis hits new peak

Pakistan’s external sector will come under further pressure from higher global inflation and sluggish growth of world economy. Updated 14 Mar, 2022 10:27am
Towards local self-governance

Towards local self-governance

To be meaningful, local governments should have a set of core functions and broad powers for self-governance. Updated 07 Mar, 2022 11:01am
Encumbered trade surplus

Encumbered trade surplus

The outlook for exports remains a source of concern for policymakers. Updated 28 Feb, 2022 09:59am
Trade-off between stability and growth

Trade-off between stability and growth

Only 7pc of firms in Pakistan raise finance from formal credit lending institutions, according to a World Bank Enterprises Survey. Published 21 Feb, 2022 07:07am
With autonomy come challenges

With autonomy come challenges

The central bank has no option but to build upon its capacity to make a success of the controversial autonomy. Updated 14 Feb, 2022 08:30am

National self-assertion

The underlying message for political parties is that people matter, more so in these turbulent times — mudslinging does not help. Updated 07 Feb, 2022 07:28am
The people’s moment

The people’s moment

Opportunities from LG elections may eventually unleash the potential for things to move in the right direction. Updated 31 Jan, 2022 09:23am
Struggle for monetary sovereignty

Struggle for monetary sovereignty

The actual level of SBP autonomy will likely be determined more by prevailing economic and political developments. Updated 17 Jan, 2022 08:33am