Balance for better: Are women’s networks really needed?

Ideally, we’re all part of the human race. We all have equal possibilities in the world based on our abilities and desire. We all...

Should we have a Planning Commission?

Kh Asif with his caustic remark “if here had been a Planning commission then, Taj Mahal would not be built!’ I am glad that...

Where are our cities?

  Why do Pakistani official circles still like to maintain Pakistan is a rural country? Every pronouncement of government, at the cabinet table and even...

What’s wrong with public debt in Pakistan

The issue of public debt in Pakistan has received a lot of attention from every concerned quarter. They have been many debates, seminars, and...

Careem plots move into delivery sector, will this strategy crystallize?

Pakistan’s technology sector remains nascent, but dynamics of the industry will follow global patterns and see replication at a scale which could be unprecedented...

Our unsavoury grocery trip

I remember my mother used to say, “Eat a good meal first and then go to the grocery store.” I learnt the sagacity of...

Finding cigar butts

Last week must have shaken the faint-hearted. KSE-100 Index declined by 4.4%, the Pakistan rupee depreciated to a record low of Rs131 (-5%) and most...

Dramatically transforming the way we travel

Have you ever imagined riding on a car for hire despite owning several vehicles? Or riding a plush vehicle without ever having to own...

Reform! What, why and for who?

Pakistan was made with a commitment to democracy and development but soon after the founding generation succumbed to greed and politically expediency to accommodate...

Leap Of Faith

A few months ago I took my head office team to a team building session at a nearby resort. Although I was heading the...

Pakistan’s misplaced tax policy

One of the major features of tax policy under PML-N government has been its incessant focus on expanding Pakistan’s tax net. To achieve this...

Dollar brawler

Ever wondered why the rupee quotes at 108.20 or 110 and not at Rs120 or Rs125 to a dollar? It’s not much different from...

Return of the Stay at Home Mom – The Second Innings

During the time when I was desperately looking for a job, I got a call from a recruitment manager of a well-known company. I...

Corrupting power

Pakistan’s energy crisis remains an issue that several governments have failed to tackle during their reign over the nation. The state of affairs of...

The Future of Water in Pakistan

By Rimsha Zahid In Pakistan’s agro-based economy, where agricultural production depends largely on irrigated areas, watersheds and their management can have significant positive impact on...

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Govt’s efforts to ensure long-term benefits for businesses: MOF

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Finance has said that the government’s macroeconomic adjustment and demand management policies for stabilization have started making an impact, as...