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Economic Fallout of Pakistan’s Political Crisis
April 14, 2022

Economic Fallout of Pakistan’s Political Crisis

By Osama Rizvi
Should Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif take populist steps like reducing energy prices, Pakistan could go down the same route as Sri Lanka.

Pakistan’s Ruling Party Oblivious to People’s Economic Woes
November 19, 2021

Pakistan’s Ruling Party Oblivious to People’s Economic Woes

By Niha Dagia
The unprecedented misery of Pakistani citizens is aggravated by the lack of sympathy from the government as it refuses to accept its contribution to record inflation.
Pakistani Carrier Fires 28 Pilots Over Fake Licenses Scandal
July 09, 2020

Pakistani Carrier Fires 28 Pilots Over Fake Licenses Scandal

By Associated Press
The firings follow an internal investigation that found widespread cheating by pilots on exams.

As Virus Cases Soar, Pakistan Says It Must Keep Its Economy Open
June 23, 2020

As Virus Cases Soar, Pakistan Says It Must Keep Its Economy Open

By Associated Press
The Pakistani government is dealing with serious economic challenges.

Pakistan Gets Unexpected Economic Relief in a Time of Global Crisis
April 23, 2020

Pakistan Gets Unexpected Economic Relief in a Time of Global Crisis

By Umair Jamal
Will Pakistan find some respite from the effects of COVID–19 outside its borders?

Amid COVID-19, a Governance Crisis Looms in Pakistan
April 15, 2020

Amid COVID-19, a Governance Crisis Looms in Pakistan

By Umair Jamal
Pakistan faces a likely ruling class reshuffle in due time—once the COVID–19 crisis clears.

CPEC and Beyond: China and the US Fight For Influence In Pakistan
January 24, 2020

CPEC and Beyond: China and the US Fight For Influence In Pakistan

By Umair Jamal
Beijing and Washington tussle to have their way with Islamabad’s foreign policy decisions.
Is Universal Health Coverage Finally Gaining a Foothold in Pakistan?
August 02, 2019

Is Universal Health Coverage Finally Gaining a Foothold in Pakistan?

By Hannan R. Hussain
Is the provision of healthcare services improving?

Pakistan’s Economy Remains Imran Khan’s Biggest Challenge
May 21, 2019

Pakistan’s Economy Remains Imran Khan’s Biggest Challenge

By Umair Jamal
The task of effectively managing the economy is going to be the government’s biggest political challenge in the coming months.

Early Warning? The Resignation of Pakistan’s Finance Minister Raises Unpleasant Questions
April 23, 2019

Early Warning? The Resignation of Pakistan’s Finance Minister Raises Unpleasant Questions

By Umair Jamal
A longtime member of Imran Khan’s inner circle steps down. What does it mean?

An Oil Discovery Before Systemic Reform in Pakistan Would Be a Tragedy
April 18, 2019

An Oil Discovery Before Systemic Reform in Pakistan Would Be a Tragedy

By Max Frost
Pakistan needs drastic and systemic reform. An oil bonanza will enable the government to postpone needed fixes indefinitely.
Pakistan Revisits the Usefulness of ‘Armed Militias’—For What?
April 17, 2019

Pakistan Revisits the Usefulness of ‘Armed Militias’—For What?

By Umair Jamal
Why does Pakistan’s prime minister believe that the country has no use for armed groups?

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