Every government faces a steep political price for undertaking economic adjustment, but each responds differently to it.
The lesson is simple: be careful what you say today because you might have to eat your words tomorrow.
KARACHI: As the economic story of PTI unfolds, this week will stand out as a pivotal moment when the government...
The real barbs will fly when the measures outlined in the finance act need to be supplemented further.
For more than 10 years, we have seen these tactics being used. Few are more skilled at them than Wapda or its progeny.
PTI is having a difficult time pulling itself together around a vision for reform or change.
Harnessing animal instincts for policy purposes is deadly stuff.
It's too early for results, but high time we had visible indications of where the Camelot intends to steer the country.
Give them a chance, say some. Fair enough. But how much time do they need to find their feet?
Finance minister promises debate in parliament to decide future course of action for the economy
How do you suspend the rules? Successive governments have done this by placing pliant individuals in key leadership ...
Every government manages to do only one big thing in its tenure.
Could the Fund really ask the new government to first obtain the approval of the opposition parties in parliament...
Eos offers the incoming Prime Minister an agenda of some critical issues confronting Pakistan today — what should be the
The economy will press down upon the new dispensation with great urgency.
How sustainable is the brief moment of respite that appeared to be opening up before us?
Public finance is not a joke, the state cannot be run like a charity...
An IMF programme, if it should come to that, could complicate the implementation of CPEC.
The numbers of the Sri Lanka story are far larger in Pakistan.
From stabilisation of the external sector to securing a bailout loan, some complex tasks await the next regime.