Category Archives: Current Affairs

Amplifying Gwadar port benefits

Amidst the daily grind of grim news relating to Covid-19 infections and deaths has come one welcome development, showing that life goes on. The news relates to the federal government’s decision to open Gwadar port for Afghan Transit Trade. This … Continue reading

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Yet another Package!

Our governments have been in the habit of announcing packages whenever a crisis hits. This government is no exception, even in the midst of a life and death crisis. First a package for exporters and now a package for construction. … Continue reading

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Growing external dominance of Pakistan’s economy

Pakistan has faced recurrent balance of payments problems since the last three to four decades. Every round of crisis leads to knocking at the doors of so-called friendly states and the IMF and, in the latter case, submission to its … Continue reading

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Is Pakistan’s economy collapsing

The economic crisis that Pakistan faces today is not the first; however, it is the most serious, given the magnitude of the foreign exchange gap that the country is facing. The term ‘default’ has been heard before during earlier similar … Continue reading

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