Tag: PDM

PDM Govt’s FY23 Economic Scorecard the Worst in Pakistan’s History

Critics say that no economic plan is likely to work until the country first puts an end to the political instability

Imran Khan, Red Lines and the Goliath

Despite heavy odds, Imran Khan’s popularity refuses to wane

The unconventional Baloch leader

Making space among conventional tribal leaders, Dr Abdul Malik Baloch became the first non-tribal, middle-class chief minister of Balochistan in 2013.In stark contrast to...

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

Still at the Crease

Faced with grave economic and political challenges, a hostile opposition and somewhat soured relations with the establishment, will a frazzled PM remain in the saddle till the next elections in 2023?

An Unlikely Hero?

By standing up to the pressure of hardliners in the PDM, Asif Ali Zardari has emerged as the unlikely hero who helped stabilise a rocky system

Uneasy Lies the Head …

Will Imran Khan emerge unscathed from the myriad challenges of governance and the gathering political storm?

Prospects for the Economy

Politics of confrontation: Is it hurting the economy and dampening the business sentiment?“The economy has never been a priority for any government in Pakistan....

Do or Die

Will Imran’s gamble to take a vote of confidence pay off or will he have to call it quits, sooner rather than later?

…And Miles To Go

The PTI will have to get its act together in 2021 and start delivering, if Imran Khan seeks a second term in the next general elections



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...

Unlocking the Mission: Washington’s Wishlist for its Pakistan Envoy

The US mission in Pakistan has been mandated with...

SPAR6C: Powering Pakistan & the World for Climate Action, Green Growth

The program selects four countries -- Colombia, Pakistan, Thailand, and Zambia -- each at different stages of institutional capacity, climate change mitigation strategy development, and NDC progress tracking.

Israel’s Existential Anxiety & Quest for Peace

In the tumultuous landscape of the Middle East, the...

The Corporate Assault on Pakistan’s Small Dairies.

The dairy sector stands as a pivotal sub-sector within...

India Deploys Naval Officers for Espionage, Again

India has been exposed multiple times for its espionage activities...

Building a Trustworthy Media Entity in the Age of AI & Declining Confidence

The unprecedented speed and scale at which AI can...