Nasir Jamal

Aspirations for a paradigm shift

Aspirations for a paradigm shift

The Economic Outreach Initiative is predicated on the premise that the nation’s military security... Published 12 Oct, 2020 06:59am
The gas cess predicament lingers on

The gas cess predicament lingers on

Almost all the companies covered by the GIDC law have individually filed review petitions with the Supreme Court. Updated 05 Oct, 2020 10:15am
Footprints: Basmati battle

Footprints: Basmati battle

At present, India has 65 per cent and Pakistan 35pc share in the world basmati rice trade. Updated 04 Oct, 2020 08:39am
The question marks persist

The question marks persist

Nepra and CPPA-G aside, few have confidence in the success of the plan, which largely ignores the concerns of industry, public. Updated 21 Sep, 2020 10:26am
A new reform paradigm in Punjab

A new reform paradigm in Punjab

An effective public finance management system brings long-lasting benefits in the shape of inclusive institutions. Updated 14 Sep, 2020 10:46am
Optics over substance

Optics over substance

The actual annual development fund utilisation has dropped by a whopping 43pc in two years. Updated 17 Aug, 2020 09:01am
Need for innovation in agriculture

Need for innovation in agriculture

Leveraging drone technology alone will enable farmers to increase their productivity through improved pest management. Updated 10 Aug, 2020 08:57am
Focusing on the small guy

Focusing on the small guy

Smeda authorities have requested the government to not privatise the SME Bank or even if it is sold the buyer should... Published 04 Aug, 2020 07:19am
Reluctance to provide new loans

Reluctance to provide new loans

Bankers couldn't avoid restructuring of existing loans but in case of new financing, only viable companies will be chosen. Updated 27 Jul, 2020 10:53am
Hurdles faced by NPHP

Hurdles faced by NPHP

At best, the scheme will help the wealthy declare and unlock their investment stuck in land for the last couple of years. Updated 20 Jul, 2020 08:44am
Shrinking spending

Shrinking spending

The provincial development strategy hinges on how the pandemic evolves over the next six months. Updated 06 Jul, 2020 08:39am