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


Reshaping Pakistan

The days immediately after independence may not have been ideal for strengthening the roots of democracy, what befell the country in the subsequent decades has been harrowing

The Real Populists of Pakistan

"In war, truth is the first casualty," wrote Aeschylus,...

Provocation that did not work

It seems that the US political and military thinkers and strategists now firmly believe in enticing and provoking China into a military conflict, before it overtakes America in the fields of economy

The New Great Game- A Pakistani Perspective

South Asia appears to be the next battleground where world powers will compete to seize the moment in a bid to lead the world; the New Great Game