Re-orienting consumption

Fixing the imported fuel problem

Reconfiguring the economy

Stuck in a low-growth loop

Governance system for local governments – Part 2

Within the political dimension, the provincial governments should devolve the following functions completely to the local governments: one, school education up to...

Governance system for local governments – Part 1

Devolution, decentralization and financial delegation

Renting out the agricultural sector

There are two major changes taking place in Pakistan’s agriculture sector as we speak. The first is the recent decision of the...

Ultimate Finance Champion

Now that Ishaq Dar’s name has been floated and retracted by the news media of the country, it is safe to say...

Fixing pay and pensions

250 million people exist to pay the salaries of government employees

The cascade effect

Going by the latest power tariff hike, the shape of things to come is ugly

Startup failures in Pakistan and the role of founders

My perspective as a founder who has seen both success and failures in his journey may help some of the critics see things in a different light

There is an IMF standby agreement, but what next?

Solving our balance of payments challenge

Solarizing household energy

Throwing a lifeline to lifeline electricity consumers

Nutritionally Challenged Pakistan?

It is said that we are what we eat, and data tells us that Pakistanis are not eating enough, and not eating...
Fertilizer sector

Pending subsidy payments on the import of DAP

Most individuals are well aware of the current state of the government, given the release of this year’s budget and the conditions...

Pakistan’s Path to Prosperity: The Urgent Need for a Regulatory Framework in the Crypto Market

In an era of rapid technological advancements, Pakistan stands at a crossroads. As the global crypto market continues its meteoric rise, surpassing...

Symptoms of distress

The state is sick and the infection has set in inside its economy. But could we lose everything else in the process too?