Dr. Salman Shah

The writer is a former Finance Minister and founder of Bridge-Asia Financial Services.

Economic journey

When the Soviet Union collapsed it had enormous resources at its disposal with economic and nuclear power and military might. The countries that emerged...

Transforming Pakistan

The National Security Policy (NSP) 2022-26 highlights geo-economics along with geo-politics as its twin pillars. Its launch for public consumption coincided with the passage...

On the Road to Recovery

The PTI government’s economic performance provides hope for Pakistan’s economic future, despite opposition attempts to cast doubt on the progress made

A Tryst with Destiny

The time is ripe for the country to move forward and fulfil its true potential


Pakistan’s Choices Amid Global Isolation & Economic Fragmentation

Growing trade restrictions may reverse economic integration and undermine...

Varying Regional Penchants

In the first-half of 2023, some interesting developments in...

India’s UNSC Reform Agenda Amidst Regional Intricacies

The unresolved border disputes, past military interventions, and alleged espionage activities raise alarm bells about India's ability to contribute to regional stability. Moreover, its tendency to adopt an assertive stance rather than addressing these issues transparently further clouds its credentials in global security affairs.

Islam’s Power of Patience, Forgiveness

Holy Qur'an's ethical heartbeats resonated within the very social milieu of its revelation, intertwining religious, moral, and legal obligations under the vast expanse of God's will.