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Back to Reality

Over the last few months, Pakistan has lived through a drama worthy of an Oscar with larger-than-life heroes and villains, epic battles between good...

$2 billion added to the ongoing IMF programme

Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have agreed to extend the bailout programme up to one year and increase the loan by $2...

The Toughest New Innings

Every time you think it’s game over, Imran Khan pitches a match-transforming inswinging Yorker

Autonomous or Unaccountable? 

A widely recognised principle of corporate governance is that one individual should not simultaneously hold the important offices of chief executive officer and chairperson of the board of directors of the same corporation

Miftah leaves for US to meet with IMF officials

Finance Minister Miftah Ismail left for Washington on Thursday to meet with International Monetary Fund officials to resume the delayed $6 billion programme.“I am...

PML-N to restore IMF programme

The government is making all-out efforts to restore the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) programme with International Monetary Fund (IMF).Speaking at ‘Meet the Press’ organized...

Finance Division rebuffs rumours about suspension of IMF programme

The Finance Division has denied the rumours about the suspension of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the seventh tranche under the Extended Fund...

Tightening Liquidity

Notwithstanding the recently enhanced autonomy of the SBP, the financial system stability is a major common interest for both the central bank and the Ministry of Finance.

Tarin hopes review with IMF to succeed despite subsidies

Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin on Wednesday hoped that the ongoing talks over the seventh review with the International Monetary Fund (IMF)...

Is the new SBP law good for Pakistan?

Narratives asked three top experts to give their views on this month’s Big Question.



A General Dilemma

The military leadership once again stands as the deciding force. Whatever steps the military leadership takes or does not take from now, will have a direct bearing on the future of Pakistan — good or bad. The ball is in their court

July 2022

Open Magazine

Farewell My Friend

Mentor, friend, family and man of many parts, Khalid Hameed Farooqi’s demise leaves the world a sadder place

To talk or continue fighting with TTP?

Peace is always a preferred option, but it only works if enforced from a position of strength, with ample verifiable guarantees and monitoring mechanisms to ensure prevention of intrigues and resurgence of any evil

The Entertainment Menu

TV One is again offering a great mix of...

Shifting sand dunes

The world is passing through a transitional phase, where...

Understanding the Baloch Liberation Army

With a history of violence, Balochistan Liberation Army has...

Economic Crisis Worsens

Pakistan’s economy is passing through the most difficult phase...

License to Corruption

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has never been an...

Woes of South Asian Cities

Tumhein fikr hai apne ghar kiMujhe har gali ka...