Nasir Jamal

CPEC moving into high gear

The second phase focuses on industrialisation, socio-economic development, agriculture modernisation and tourism Published Jan 06, 2020 07:07am

A Dysfunctional ECP

THIS was a happening year. Indeed, it was. But under the debris of all the important economic and political... Published Jan 01, 2020 08:12am

Anaemic growth under civilian rule

The country has seen two elected governments complete their terms since the last period of military rule ended in... Published Dec 30, 2019 07:15am

Not-so-special economic zones

Global experience shows that Special Economic Zones (SEZs), geographically defined and delimited areas to set up... Published Dec 23, 2019 07:03am

Poor showing on HDI

More than 38pc of the country’s population lives in multidimensional poverty while 12.9pc faces the risk ... Published Dec 16, 2019 07:14am

A long battle

The entire stabilisation is based on shaky ground. Updated Dec 09, 2019 08:04am

Policy shifts mar textile exports

‘We are far ahead of Chinese companies in technology. We have more efficient European and Japanese machines. Published Dec 02, 2019 07:05am

The auto ruse

Carmakers’ heavy reliance on imports means they are vulnerable to foreign exchange fluctuations Published Nov 18, 2019 07:01am

CPEC in renewed focus

‘Chinese firms are excessively pampered by their government. They expect similar treatment from us’. Updated Nov 22, 2019 07:55pm

The ‘Azadi’ effect

The bigger concern is more to do with Pakistan’s image as a stable business environment. Published Nov 04, 2019 07:23am

Helping the poorest of Balochistan

The non-profit organisation Islamic Relief Pakistan has spent Rs250m to implement sustainable interventions ... Published Oct 28, 2019 06:48am