Once in an IMF programme, the government will have to wade deep into it, and own the process.
The data is not the only indication that the present state of difficulties is set to continue for at least another year.
The water and power development authority’s seismic design parameters indicate they may be woefully inadequate
It's during periods of adjustment that the populace is called upon to make large sacrifices because of higher inflation.
A total of 712 accounts and 390 pages have been taken down in an ongoing effort against ‘coordinated inauthentic
There are numerous other places where the finance minister was trying to manufacture optimism using the same data
What a moment to arrive into a new job!
In one area after another, we are seeing a magic-bullet approach to tackling chronic and intractable problems.
Some work is being done, but it appears to be haphazard and driven by contingency.
Continued escalation means making a point beyond demonstration of capability.
Compared to the first half period last year, this year we have what is known as a primary deficit.
The period of indecision and vacillation has to end and a period of decisive policy action has to begin.
How did expenditure growth stay the same despite a sharp reduction in development expenditure in September mini budget?
So long as the trade deficit remains in place Pakistan will never be able to afford economic growth.
The fall in the trade numbers is once again coming in the midst of an epic contraction of the economy.
Arif Naqvi of Abraaj Capital advising govt; labour cost not core problem in SOEs.
This is not the only time basic numerical literacy is required before launching an analytical ship into unknown waters.
The year will be remembered as the year Dar’s growth rates unravelled.
Are we now moving back to an era of high subsidies in order to promote growth?
JIT reports have been received with scepticism by courts but to lay people the schemes described are simple.