Business

In Conversation with Ghalib Nishtar

Q: To begin with, could you please shed light on the state of affairs in the microfinance industry? A: The current business prospects for microfinance industry in Pakistan are very promising. Currently, there are more […]

International

The Rohingya Crisis: Brutality of the Worst Kind

Introduction: The United Nations has described them as one the most persecuted minorities in the world. The suffering of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims has increased dramatically. Hundreds of Rohingyas have been killed in western Burma in […]

Governance

Moral Principles and Flexible Sanctions  

There is generally a degree of hypocrisy about the imposition of sanctions on a country by another country or group of countries. Those who inflict sanctions assert that their target has done something terribly wrong, […]

Governance

The “Lion” who cried Wolf          

On Friday July 28, 2017 the Supreme Court of Pakistan (the Supreme Court) disposed off the constitutional petitions regarding the Panama Papers (the PP Judgment). The Supreme Court held the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mian Muhammad […]

Sports

Wounded Tiger

As in many countries, the game of cricket is fundamentally bound up with national identity. In the context of Pakistan, celebrated author and leading political columnist Peter Oborne charts the genesis of cricket in the […]