Dar is emphasising the point that finite resources must be shared between security and development priorities.
The dwindling trade relationship with Afghanistan shows the absence of rationality.
• Laments Pakistan has failed Balochistan • Describes CPEC as complete development platform
Mr Dar could shout down the State Bank and presidents of Pakistan’s myriad banks. But he cannot shout down the market.
"The government is trying to both incentivise exports, reduce imports by coming up with a regime of regulatory duties."
Why does the government almost always lose when it comes to international arbitration cases?
Our stocks of domestic gas are dwindling and we are relying more and more on imported gas to fire our ...
The Reko Diq story is significant because it shows what happens when long-term projects are taken up with ...
Reference alleges that accused colluded in a corrupt scheme to defraud the national exchequer of up to Rs3.3bn.
What does proscription actually mean in Pakistan when the same members of the group in question need only...
Strategic deficiencies are going to make it increasingly difficult for Pakistani banks to interact with the outside...
The increases are accelerating, and the government’s story is built on an assumption that the imports will pay themselve
Economic management is passing out of Ishaq Dar’s hands into those of the new prime minister.
Never underestimate the paradoxes of democratic politics. Never underestimate how large this field really is.
IMF official cautions present trends could undermine macroeconomic stability “if the reforms do not continue”.
The corridor is only minimally about transit trade. The power plants, too, are little more than ‘early harvest projects’
The rupee is being artificially propped up at its present level, and what happened last Wednesday was a ...
As the rupee slid slightly in the morning, treasurers were expecting their phone to ring, and when it didn’t, they grew
If you’re not born into wealth, and you are not willing to break the law or operate a racket, your path to a secure
The full cost of the power sector will be recovered from those who are faithfully paying their bills.