How do you suspend the rules? Successive governments have done this by placing pliant individuals in key leadership ...
Every government manages to do only one big thing in its tenure.
Could the Fund really ask the new government to first obtain the approval of the opposition parties in parliament...
Eos offers the incoming Prime Minister an agenda of some critical issues confronting Pakistan today — what should be the
The economy will press down upon the new dispensation with great urgency.
How sustainable is the brief moment of respite that appeared to be opening up before us?
Public finance is not a joke, the state cannot be run like a charity...
An IMF programme, if it should come to that, could complicate the implementation of CPEC.
The numbers of the Sri Lanka story are far larger in Pakistan.
From stabilisation of the external sector to securing a bailout loan, some complex tasks await the next regime.
Keeping the exchange rate imprisoned within a narrow band is very bad economic policy.
One small thing going wrong in one place can send consequences cascading through the entire power system.
The jihadi establishment is a tragedy. After decades of nurturing, it gave us deadly suicide bombings.
It would be great if other parties could give us something to compare with Khan’s agenda.
When trolls come into power, they have a built-in interest in keeping the population armed only with a little learning.
Let’s put it in plain words first: there is no $4.9bn worth of remittances going from Pakistan to India.
The new water policy merely skirts around the challenges that confront our water economy.
Defence spending does not produce an economic boost because the ‘military industrial complex’ in Pakistan is very small.
This year the thinking is very astute, and very short term: put money directly into people’s pockets.
Cutting off supplies to press for payment is tantamount to holding the entire city hostage to a single payment dispute.