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The finance minister aims to accelerate growth by concentrating investments on redefined growth-enabling sectors

The federal government has prioritised sectors such as agriculture, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and information technology (IT) for bank...

08.04.2024 20

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Jawaid Bokhari

The finance minister aims to accelerate growth by concentrating investments on redefined growth-enabling sectors

The federal government has prioritised sectors such as agriculture, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and information technology (IT) for bank...

08.04.2024 9

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While the need to boost exports cannot be overemphasised, the challenges in this endeavour are enormous

When tracing Pakistan’s progress, a predominantly agricultural country, we see that it transformed into a semi-industrialised economy, which then...

01.04.2024 10

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It would be prudent to rationalise the taxation system to boost revenues

On March 18, the federal government took several measures to reduce the cost of foreign trips, instructing officials to opt for cost-effective...

25.03.2024 20

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The resolve to reform is needed

Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb says his singular agenda is to focus on the implementation of much-needed reforms and to negotiate a new larger...

18.03.2024 10

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The political leadership has yet not been able to agree on a charter of economy for the new government

Despite the nation’s many hopes and expectation, the country’s political leadership has yet not been able to agree on a charter of economy or a...

11.03.2024 20

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Growth through devolution

With our country’s widely speculated hazy future under a six-party coalition federal government, more responsibility has devolved to the two...

04.03.2024 10

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Political cooperation could deliver political and economic stability

WILL the idea of a participatory coalition government — apparently an improved version of the Pakistan Democratic Movement setup — deliver...

19.02.2024 10

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Overwhelming challenges bring winds of change

WILL the idea of a participatory coalition government — apparently an improved version of the Pakistan Democratic Movement setup — deliver...

19.02.2024 20

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A robust participatory democracy has become inescapable to forge stable federal governments

The country’s future after the elections will depend on how representative and empowered the newly elected government is to manage issues holding up...

12.02.2024 20

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An impression has gained ground that financial constraints undermine the viability of the policies outlined in the election manifestos

The manifestos of major political parties announced just days before the Feb 8 polls display their leadership’s approach to making promises to...

05.02.2024 20

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Impetus for corporate farming

Countries that introduced land reforms to unleash corporate and cooperative farming potential based on the latest technologies ushered in an...

29.01.2024 20

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Indispensable micro-level reforms

While national focus on removing macroeconomic imbalances is imperative, it is not enough to build a wide range of competitive industries and...

22.01.2024 10

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Emerging consensus

In a challenging, complex situation, one can see consensus-building surfacing on how to resolve major issues, both by design as well as by independent...

15.01.2024 20

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Foreign investors expect more incentives for new projects in adverse business environments

In the development decade of the 1960s, the issue of trade and not aid cropped up because much of the industrialisation was debt-driven and business...

08.01.2024 10

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Empowering at grassroots level

OVER time, the country’s socio-economic progress has generated and nurtured pluralism that has unfortunately found expression in political...

01.01.2024 40

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Rightsizing the government and revamping taxes

WHILE virtually no progress has been made towards meaningful reforms, one can witness a lively, escalating national debate on a wide range of...

04.12.2023 30

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Industry is better for growth than IMF bailouts

With the commodity production improving, there is a noticeable pickup in exports, mainly to the Middle East, supporting the country’s apex trade...

27.11.2023 30

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Overcoming resistance to change

Though we may not be making meaningful progress towards needed structural reforms, but we are acquiring a much better understanding of the nature of...

30.10.2023 40

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Grappling with an imbalanced economy

While the authorities struggle with structural policy reforms, regulatory and administrative measures have made some incremental gains. Owing to the...

23.10.2023 10

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Redefining devolution

Given the severe financial constraints and funds required for the smooth execution of delayed national mega projects, the federation has reportedly...

09.10.2023 10

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Time for paradigm shift in policies

It is normal for macroeconomic imbalances to occur during economic development and growth, but they must be addressed as an ongoing process....

02.10.2023 40

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For elected govts to complete their mandated term, the political culture has to change

The lacklustre performance of the public policies in some areas and dismal failures in other domains are breeding ideas falling in the realm of...

18.09.2023 20

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Grappling with grey market

The greatest challenge facing the country is how to reverse the direction in which the economy is currently moving. The economic trajectory was...

11.09.2023 20

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