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Coronavirus
VERY HIGH Source: covid.gov.pk
Pakistan Deaths
27,432
5824hr
Pakistan Cases
1,232,595
2,35724hr
4.9% positivity
Sindh
453,051
Punjab
425,703
Balochistan
32,812
Islamabad
104,619
KPK
172,210

Ali Khizar

Opinion

Balancing act needed

The balance of payment and inflation worries have started surfacing again. However, the important point to note is...
Published 19 Sep, 2021 03:56am
Opinion

Towards 'SAAF' SME-lending

Pakistan has a very low rate of commercial bank financing to SMEs. The sector received some attention during 2003-08...
Published 05 Sep, 2021 04:26am
Opinion

Afghan conundrum

The Taliban takeover following US troops’ withdrawal is realigning geostrategic positioning in the region. There...
Published 29 Aug, 2021 03:08am
Opinion

The growing CAD

The debate over current account slippages is once again gaining traction in the mainstream media. Most commentators...
Published 22 Aug, 2021 04:09am
Opinion

Hard choices

President Biden inherited a bad deal which diminished his bargaining power over Afghanistan pullout. And now...
Published 15 Aug, 2021 04:47am
Opinion

Don’t shoot the messenger

Last week, the media was abuzz about SAPM on power and petroleum Tabish Gauhar’s letter that he addressed to his...
Updated 08 Aug, 2021 02:24pm
Opinion

MPC: wait and see

There are clear signs of current account slippages. This comes in tandem with economic recovery in Pakistan. A ...
Published 25 Jul, 2021 05:20am
Opinion

Casino economy?

Pakistan’s economy bounced back during FY21 after a lull of two years. The government is striving to have business...
Published 18 Jul, 2021 04:14am
Opinion

The Hascol fiasco

The Hascol fiasco appears to be a basket case of corporate malpractices. All players must take blame for collective...
Published 13 Jul, 2021 03:22am