Economy

All that Glitters

A second reserve currency of choice will put the US dollar under pressure by Humayun Gauhar Overrated economists — technicians masquerading as designers really — helped destroy the global economy for hegemonic ends by dropping […]

Economy

Algeria-Pakistan Commercial Relations     

Pakistan’s interest in importing Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from Algeria marks a welcome deepening of commercial relations between the two countries. Looking to the North African energy powerhouse not only addresses Pakistan’s energy shortfall, Algerian […]

Economy

Remaining Anchored in a Storm

by Kamran Rizvi Kamran Rizvi came to Pakistan and pioneered the self-improvement and organisation development movement under the banner of KZR   “If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to […]

Economy

Federal Budget 2017-18 and its Repercussions

by Dr. Muhammad Zubair Mumtaz   Assistant Professor School of Social Sciences & Humanities National University of Sciences & Technology       The federal government has presented a budget of Rs4.75 trillion for the […]

Economy

Ten National Development Traps

by Ali Shah The writer heads research and analysis at the NUST Global Think Tank Network     What is in a Comparison? Brazil’s GDP is around USD 2 trillion or 2000 billion with a […]

Economy

The Importance of Employee Development

by Noor Rizvi Noor Rizvi is the Executive Director at RIZ Consulting, a management consulting and training firm headquartered in Islamabad, Pakistan. (www.rizconsulting.biz)   There was an era when employees went to work just to […]

Economy

At the Heart of Strategy

by Kamran Rizvi Kamran Rizvi came to Pakistan and pioneered the self-improvement and organisation development movement under the banner of KZR     Strategy is essentially a game plan that people execute, in any field […]

Economy

The Business of Entertainment

by Atiqa Odho The Pakistani Production and Entertainment sector has been evolving into a big business hub over the past fifteen years. A lot of content has been developed and many talented people have been […]

Economy

In Conversation with Nabeel Tahir

(Director Al-Fajr International Conducted by Ali Gauhar) Q: Firstly, how did Al-Fajr International come about? A: My father, Mr. Tahir Hassan created Al-Fajr International in 1981. He began work through indenting, particularly providing defense and […]

Economy

Export or Bust

by Dr. Salman Shah As the year slips by Pakistan’s public debt has exceeded 22 trillion rupees with external liabilities crossing the $74 billion mark. Add to this amount, the projected external borrowings for the […]