Nasir Jamal

Time to walk on a different path

‘We need to invest $7bn to enhance production capacity and double our textile and clothing exports in five years’ Published 11 Jan, 2021 07:31am
Speed breakers and  a long corridor

Speed breakers and a long corridor

Inordinate delay in the crucial 10th meeting of the Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) of the China-Pakistan... Published 04 Jan, 2021 08:04am
A Motley Alliance

A Motley Alliance

While there were visible signs of anxiety among the rulers, not many see the PDM achieving much success in its stated targets. Updated 03 Jan, 2021 02:00am
Textile industry bounces back stronger

Textile industry bounces back stronger

Data shows that the textile shipments have surged by 3.8 per cent to $4.8 billion between July and October from $4.6bn a year ago. Updated 14 Dec, 2020 10:21am
Optimistic prospects of steel

Optimistic prospects of steel

‘With China controlling more than half of the world’s steel capacity, what it makes in 24 hours is what we produce in one year’ Published 30 Nov, 2020 07:21am
What is driving cement sales

What is driving cement sales

"Present surge in consumption is driving domestic industry and will lead to industrialisation without burdening external sector." Updated 16 Nov, 2020 12:05pm
Solar power to the rescue?

Solar power to the rescue?

The middle-class families are quietly embracing renewable solar energy from the rooftops of their homes in Lahore. Updated 08 Nov, 2020 09:04am

A flawed framework

The ban on the sale of plots in SEZs has resulted in a shortage of funds, delayed development,... Published 02 Nov, 2020 07:22am
Another exercise in futility?

Another exercise in futility?

Many commentators agree that economic woes are driving a substantial number of people to the opposition’s protest rallies. Updated 27 Oct, 2020 09:00am
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