Dr. Ashfaque H. Khan

The writer is a renowned economist, who served as an advisor to the Ministry of Finance & D.G of its Debt Office.Currently he is the Principal & Dean at the NUST School of Social Sciences.

Economic Crisis Worsens

Pakistan’s economy is passing through the most difficult phase of its history. Yet, if one looks at the numbers, Pakistan’s economy was doing reasonably...

Change the Medicine

It is high time to recognise that the IMF prescription exacerbates Pakistan’s economic woes

2021 — Living in Debt

The debt relief offered so far must go further to avert a sovereign debt crisis

Sold Down the River?

The IMF employs an outdated formula that hurts instead of helping economies at risk

Contentious Award

Cobbled together in haste, the 7th NFC Award creates a host of financial problems.


2024: Election Year in Pakistan & More Than 50 Other Countries

KARACHI: 2024, dubbed as the biggest election year in...

Govt. says no plans to downsize FBR workforce

Restructuring of FBR is on the govt.'s agenda to...

Bangladesh’s Sheikh Hasina appears to win 4th straight elections

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wazid is all set...

Afghan Repatriation & Transit Trade Standoff

The repatriation of Afghans faces a major hurdle, not...